|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1923|
|Death: ||May 27, 2010|
Gerald "Jerry" Thomas Vallem, resident of Arroyo Grande, age 86, passed away on May 27, 2010. Born in Winchester, Idaho. He received his teaching credential from San Francisco State and later received a Masters Degree from Stanford University. Jerry had a long and fulfilling career as an elementary school teacher. He taught in Menlo Park and Arroyo Grande until he retired. Jerry is survived by his daughters, Virginia Johnson and Sandy Pierson; his sons, Robert Vallem and Bill Vallem; grandchildren, Susan Pratali, Leslie Lopez, Brian Johnson, Blaine Vallem and Kenneth Griffin; his sister Helen Tweedy; and companion Dottie Trulock. He will be remembered for his love of children, animals, and bowling. We will miss his stories, jokes and happy personality. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 11 am at the Oceano/Five Cities Elk's Lodge, 410 Air Park Dr., Oceano, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to your favorite charity.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on June 2, 2010.
Created by: Travelingal
Record added: May 07, 2011
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God bless...rest in peace.|
Added: May. 7, 2011