Jerry Wolf of Turlock has passed away at the age of 86 with family at his side. He was born in Alhambra, California, the second child of William “Bill” and Wanda Wolf (née Bean).
He grew up in Northern California, graduated from El Dorado High School in 1955. and LeTourneau University (Longview, Texas) in 1963. On August 26, 1967 he married Adele Dawson and together they raised 3 children. Jerry lived in San Jose, CA from 1965 to 2019 and worked as an electronic technician for over 30 years.
Jerry was a gentle, loving father and a true intellectual, admired and loved by all. A dedicated follower of Christ, he loved God deeply and was a model of Christ’s love to many. He was often found reading-about science, theology, the Bible. He was an avid fan of C.S. Lewis, a backpacker, and a dog-lover. He had a reverence for the outdoors and wilderness places. He passed this on to his children and now it is flowing to his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jerry is survived by his wife Adele, his children Tony (Patricia) Wolf, Elaine (Lee) Suggs, and Jill (Allen) Bainbridge and his sister, Colleen Trouse. He leaves behind 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
A Funeral will be held at the First Presbyterian Church on Berkeley Ave. in Turlock on Saturday, January 28, 2023 starting at 11:00am. A visitation will take place the day before at Allen Mortuary on Friday, January 27th from 5-7pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.