We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Kleppinger Funeral Home
Jerry L. Collie, age 77, passed away at home on April 3, 2021. He was born on May 24, 1943 to E.O. and Stella Collie. Jerry was a hard worker and an exceptional salesman. He loved the Lord and had a passion for His creation. His favorite activities took place outdoors and he especially loved birds and bird watching. A big part of his life was devoted to Alcoholics Anonymous, which he credited for giving him his life back. He faithfully attended weekly meetings since 1993. Jerry is survived by his two daughters, Brenda (& Greg) Haase of Salina, KS and Kim Nelson of Tracy, CA, six grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren, sister Betty James and brothers, Richard and Phil and many nieces and nephews. A family graveside service will be held at Ionia Cemetery in Ionia, KS on Friday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m. For online condolences, please visit nuttermortuary.com.