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Jerry Epp – Metz Mortuary

    Jerry Epp
    Jerry A. Epp of Henderson, NE died on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 in Henderson at the age of 80.  He was born May 8, 1941 to Robert and Anna (Peters) Epp on the family farm west of Henderson, where he lived until he moved to town in 2007.  Jerry and Vernelle (Friesen) were united in marriage on September 4, 1982.

    Jerry spent time volunteering in Fort Wayne, Indiana building houses for those in need.  He was the manager of the fertilizer department for a local co-op and at Central Irrigation.  Jerry enjoyed spending the majority of his life doing what he was most passionate about, which was farming on the family farm.  He enjoyed fishing and old cars, especially the Ford Model T.  Jerry was a member of the Stockham Community Church.

    Jerry is survived by his wife Vernelle of Henderson, his son Jeffrey (Lindsay) Epp and their children Josie, Jacob, Cora, Ella and Daniel of Henderson, his son Brent (Jocelyn) Epp and their daughter Anna of Weaubleau, MO, and his sister Nola Epp of Honolulu, HI.

    Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, brother Galen, and sister Janet.  

    Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 13, 2021, at the Stockham Community Church in Stockham, with the Reverends Paul Nauman and Rick Bartek officiating.  The service will be live streamed Inurnment will be at the Stockham Cemetery at a later date.

    The family will be at Metz Mortuary in Henderson from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 12, 2021 to greet friends and neighbors.

    Memorials may be directed to the Stockham Community Church or the family for later designation.


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