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Jerald "Jerry" Farough

October 9, 1941 — November 3, 2023

Mancelona

Jerald "Jerry" Farough

Jerald Thomas Farough “Jerry”, 82, of Mancelona, passed away on Friday November 3, 2023 at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center. Jerry was born on October 9, 1941, in Detroit, the son of Alvin and Anna (Barkala) Farough.

Jerry lived in Royal Oak for many years and was employed at Ford Motor Company prior to moving to Mancelona in 2000. He enjoyed several outdoor activities such as snowmobiling as well as going to car shows.   He also served in the United States Army.

Jerry is survived by his cousin, Anne Marie (Jim) Marcella of Traverse City, as well as 2 nieces, Rebecca Velazquez and Christine Dziewit.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister Cathryn; his brother, David; and his cousins, Elaine Olin and Richard Kilponen

Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, November 7, at 1:00 p.m. at the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills, MI, 48307.

Arrangements are in the care of the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.  Please sign Jerry's online guestbook at www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mortensen Funeral Homes Mancelona Location

205 W. State Street, Mancelona, MI 49659

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mortensen Funeral Homes Mancelona Location

205 W. State Street, Mancelona, MI 49659

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