A memorial service celebrating the life of Gerald Ross "Jerry" Dihle, 78, of Cassatt, will be held at 5:00 PM. Friday, January 25, 2013 at The Cross and The Sword Church, Kershaw, SC. Rev. Tommy Bowers will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 24, from 5:00 til 7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mr. Dihle’s memory to Alzeimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association-Mid State-SC, 3223 Sunset Blvd. Suite 100, W. Columbia, SC 29169.
Gerald Ross "Jerry" Dihle, husband of Janet Kathleen Holappa Dihle was born in Detroit, MI, the son of the late Willard Frank Dihle and Audrey Mead Dihle. Jerry served in the Marines and had been a supervisor with the Ford Motor Company. He was a member of the Marine Corps League and the Leroy Belk American Legion Post #17.
Besides his wife of 58 years, Jerry is survived by his daughters, Linda VanDeCar (Alan), of Chelsea, MI and Debra Bonenfant, of Oklahoma; granddaughters, Jennifer, Michelle and Christina; great-grandchildren, Jonathon and Cara; and brother, William Dihle, of Ann Arbor, MI. Besides his parents, Jerry was predeceased by his sister and two brothers.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be sent to the Dihle family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.