Aug. 24, 1938 - Feb. 4, 2013
Gerald “Jerry” E. Wallen, 74, of Delphos, passed away at 9:18 p.m. on Monday at Baton Rouge Living Center in Lima.
He was born on Aug. 24, 1938, in Lima to Henry and Ida (Smith) Wallen, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include two sons, Don Wallen Sr. of Delphos and Danny Wallen of Delphos; two daughters, Kathy Gilbert of Delphos and Jana Wallen of Lima; two brothers, Frank (Terry) Wallen of Lima and Syl (Tammy) Wallen of Columbus; five grandchildren, Karen R. Williams of Toledo, Don Wallen Jr. of Delphos, Vanessa and Sandra Wallen of Delphos, Brooke Wallen of Knoxville, Tenn., and Jeremy Wallen of Cincinnati; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Gary and Frankie Wallen; and one daughter, Julie Wallen.
Mr. Wallen worked at Unverferth/Kill Brothers. He loved working on vehicles and he enjoyed fishing a great deal.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Reverend David Howell officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Friends and family may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to the service Saturday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
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