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Updated: 01/16/2014 08:00:04AM

Jerald G. Hieronymus

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Jerald G. Hieronymus, 80, of Lake Placid passed away, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

Born July 27, 1933, to the late Robert and Dorothy Hieronymus, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and had several occupations, retiring as a trucker. He moved to Lake Placid in 2004 from Shelbyville, Ill. He was a member of the Leisure Lakes Baptist Church, the American Legion and was a Mason.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Wanda J.; children Dan (Patricia) Hieronymus of Dallastown, Pa., David Hieronymus of San Antonio, Texas, Doug Hieronymus of Rio Medina, Texas, Diane (Jim) Amberson of D’Hanis, Texas, and April Hieronymus and Tom Kuhns of Glendale Heights, Ill.; a brother, Robert (Phyllis) Hieronymus of Lake Placid; sisters Carolyn Rau of Bloomington, Ill. and Linda Martin of Champaign, Ill.; stepchildren Debra Zientara, Joyce (Ron) Gaddis, Jeff Zientara, and Penny Wolings Smart; and 19 grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held in the near future in both the Leisure Lake Baptist Church and also in the clubhouse at Covered Bridge. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Rd, Sebring, FL 33870

Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.