On Saturday afternoon, Aug. 9, 2014, longtime Montesano resident Gerald Albert Hollatz passed away with his family at his side. Jerry was born on October 26, 1943, in Elma, Wash., to Albert and Ada Hollatz. Jerry was raised in Brady, where he attended grade school and later graduated from Montesano High in 1961. On July 7, 1967, Jerry married Patricia Aubuchon from Montesano.
Jerry had worked as a mechanic for Brumfield Twidwell. Jerry loved hunting, fishing and working.
Jerry is survived by two sisters, Karen (Tom) Dillard and Sharon (Clarence) Haney; His loving wife Pat and three sons; Mark, Kirk (Candace), Brian (Kristina) Hollatz and five grandchildren; Kyle and Ryan Campbell, Brent, Conner and Jesse Hollatz; and several neices and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
At the request of Gerald, there will be no services.
The family requests that instead of flowers you send a donation to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison Family Mortuary of Montesano. To sign the online book of memories or to light a memorial candle please visit www.harrisonfamilymortuary.com.