Jerry Glynn Stirewalt, 80, of Chanute, KS passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at St. Francis in Wichita, KS. Jerry was born on September 30, 1938 in Chanute, KS the son of Glynn and Sarah (Faubion) Stirewalt. He graduated from Erie High School in 1957. On July 31, 1960, he married Sharon Johnson in Erie, KS; she survives him at the home.
Jerry enjoyed working and staying busy from rebuilding cars and old John Deere tractors to fixing and building trailers. He also enjoyed renting out U-Haul equipment and most of all loved to farm. His family meant the world to him and he loved spending time with them and his beloved dog Izzy. He would always make time for his family and was known for his homemade ice cream that he would make every Sunday night and anytime family would come back to Chanute. Jerry will be missed by everyone that knew him.
Jerry is survived by his children: Tommy Stirewalt of Humboldt, KS, Kevin Stirewalt and wife, Peggy, of Rhome, TX, Kristie Winter and husband, Brady, of Andale, KS and Michelle Hutton and husband, Doug, of Overland Park, KS; grandchildren: Channing Stirewalt, Connor Stirewalt, Skylar Hutton, Tenley Hutton, Ali Winter and Rylee Winter and a great granddaughter, Kinleigh Stirewalt.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Virginia Langford and Toby Stirewalt.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 5-7 pm at Countryside Funeral Home Johnson Chapel in Chanute, KS. Funeral service will be on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10 am at the First Christian Church in Chanute, followed by the burial at East Hill Cemetery in Erie, KS. Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com
The family suggests memorials to be made to the Neosho County 4-H Foundation and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 101 N. Highland, Chanute, KS 66720.