Jerry A. PutmanMarch 19, 1966 ~ September 21, 2019 (age 53)
Memorial Services for Jerry A. Putman, 53, Palatine, IL, will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue. Jackie Samway, P.M.A. will officiate. Inurnment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Military honors conducted by the Nebraska National Guard Honor Guard, American Legion Post 16, VFW Post 1644 and the American Legion Riders. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
He passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at his home in Palatine, IL.
Jerry Allan was born March 19, 1966 in Sioux City, Iowa to his parents Carl and Patricia (Maas) Putman. He graduated from Madison High School in 1984. Jerry participated in Army ROTC at University of Nebraska at Lincoln and earned bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1988. Following graduation, he entered the Army and served as an officer from 1988 until 1991. At the time of his discharge, he had obtained the rank of Captain. After his military service, Jerry earned his master’s degree in electrical engineering with the University of Wisconsin. Then, he moved to Schaumburg, IL where he worked as an engineer for Northrop Grumman, Continental and Maytag. In 1998, he moved Palatine, IL.
Jerry enjoyed politics and Husker football.
He is survived by his sister Jana (Bryan) Markes of Pierce, brother Jay (Coille) Putman of Missoula, MT, niece Leah, and nephews Garrett and Evan.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.