Jerry Lloyd Franke

April 16, 1941 ~ May 18, 2022 (age 81)

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Jerry Lloyd Franke of Nampa, Idaho (formerly of Irrigon) was born April 16, 1941 in Bemidji, MN the son of Lloyd and Helen (Reinarz) Franke. He entered into his final rest on May 18, 2022 at the age of 81 in Nampa, Idaho where he has resided in 2017.

Jerry attended several elementary schools in Minnesota, Michigan, Oklahoma, Washington and Oregon. He attended high school in Irrigon, Oregon, graduating in 1959. He then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.

Jerry’s Air Force career lasted 20 years and he retired in 1980. He was stationed in several locations around the world including; Japan, The Philippines, England, Turkey and several bases in the United States.

Jerry married Patricia Fyvie in San Antonio, TX on July 2, 1964 where they were both stationed with the U.S. Air Force.

They were blessed with two children, Curtis Lloyd and Ramona Lynn, both currently reside in Nampa, Idaho,

After retirement Jerry worked for several years for the West Extension Irrigation District in Irrigon. He later worked for the Burnt River Irrigation District in Unity, OR.

Jerry was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia in 2013; parents, Lloyd and Helen; and his siblings, Joanne, David and Judy. 

He is survived by his children Curtis and Ramona; brother, Richard (Karen) of Hartville, MO; sister, Sharon (Jim) of Nampa, ID; and granddaughter, Trisha of Nampa and many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday May 27, 2022 at the Burns Mortuary Chapel (685 W. Hermiston Ave. Hermiston, OR 97838). Burial with military honors will follow in Desert Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Irrigon. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements. 

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Funeral Service
May 27, 2022

1:00 PM
Burns Mortuary Chapel (Hermiston, Oregon)

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