Jerry Lee Templin, 69, of Leesburg, Ind., passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at home surrounded by family.
He was born Dec. 6, 1943, in Warsaw to Harold and Dorothy (Boone) Templin. He married M. Jane Beer on March 1, 1964, who survives.
Jerry was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with all his children and grandchildren. He was a local farmer and was a member of the Nappanee Missionary Church.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years: Jane; a daughter: Kristi (Mark) Strakowski, Cincinnati, Ohio.; two sons: Scott (Amy) Templin, and Terry (Karen) Templin, both of Leesburg; and eight grandchildren: Trent, Kayla, Sadie, Sam, Sophie, Jake, Jared and Jackson. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his step-father: Don Hoffman.
Visitation will be from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Mishler Funeral Home. Pastor Norm Reimer will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Leesburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Goshen Homecare and Hospice.