Jerry E. FletcherJune 3rd, 2020
Jerry E. Fletcher, age 75, suddenly passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020.We as a family will miss him dearly. He was born in California, Missouri on January 9, 1945. After graduating from Prairie Home High School in Mo., he went on to graduate from Linn College in electronics; receiving his 1st Class FCC license. He traveled extensively throughout the U.S. with AT&T "Bell," attending more classes to become a consulting engineer. He settled in Salt Lake City and was employed by Utah's first TV station between St. Louis and the West Coast. Which is now called KTVX Channel 4 (ABC). He was a dedicated and valued employee, retiring after 43 years. Survivors include: his loving wife, Antje (Angie); his dear and very close sister, Sue Burlingame (Kenny). Other family members include: Anna-Lisa, Gaylene and Carlyle. 11 grandchildren and six grea-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. Jerry was very close and beloved by Christopher, Ashley and great-grandson, Matais. Preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Claude Fletcher; sister, Freida Hensley; brother, Clay Fletcher; grandson, Chayton Miller; with his recent loss of his beloved companion, "Zeena". He owned his own farm and was very successful at raising crops. "He loved the farm" in Missouri. CDC recommendations on social distancing was observed. Visitation was held from 12-2 p.m. with the Funeral Services following at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2020, at Moniteau Advent Church in Jamestown, Missouri with Rev. Steve Watson officiating. Interment was in the Moniteau Advent Cemetery. Our gratitude to all first responders and thank you to all of our loving neighbors and friends for their outpouring kindness and love. Especially Krista and Alex Monte's family. Memorials are suggested to the Prairie Home School Alumni Association, Moniteau Advent Church or the Moniteau Evangelical Advent Cemetery. Online messages to the family may be contributed at www.windmillridgefuneralservice.com.