Jerry W. Kays, 65, Jasper

Jerry W. Kays, 65, of Jasper

Jerry W. Kays

Jerry W. Kays, 65, of Jasper, passed away at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Jerry was born in Huntingburg on October 1, 1952, to Henry and Margaret (Kunkler) Kays.

Jerry was a graduate of Huntingburg High School. He was a self-employed mechanic, who owned and operated Kays Auto Service in Huntingburg. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, AMA Motorcycle Club, Jasper Outdoor REC, the Jasper Moose and a bowling league. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, bowling, attending music events, spending time with family and friends and loved eating chicken.

Surviving are his fiancé, Karen Wigand of Jasper; one half-sister, Jean Walters (Marvin) of Huntingburg; nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper, Indiana.

A visitation will be held from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017, at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.

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