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Name: Jerald Wayne Putman
Spouse: Carol Kay Ott Putman
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DECEASED 2019,
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1957 Attended from Junior through Senior

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Birthdate: May 8, 1939   
Date of Death: January 12, 2019  
       

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Jerald W. Putman, 79, of Washington Township, Whitley County [Indiana] died Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Renaissance Village, where he had been a resident since September.

He was born May 8, 1939 in Whitley County, Indiana a son of the late LeRoy D. and Dortha M. (Shearer) Putman. His formative years were spent in Columbia City where he graduated from Columbia City High School in 1957.

On July 18, 1958 he joined the U.S. Air Force. After receiving an Honorable Discharge on July 17, 1962, he returned to the area.

On July 25, 1964, he was united in marriage to Carol K. Ott. They have always made their home in Washington Township.

He was employed by International Harvester, later known as Navistar in the Engineering Department. He retired in the late 1990s with 40 years of service.

He enjoyed farming throughout his life and took pride in caring for his property.

In his retirement years, he traveled domestically and internationally with his wife. They made an annual trip to Branson, MO and loved to take house boat vacations on Lake Cumberland.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carol; and a sister, Linda (W. John) Frank, Fort Wayne.

He was preceded in death by a sister, JoAnna Peirce.

The funeral service is 2 p.m. Friday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Burial is at Jefferson Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is 12 noon until the service Friday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Merriam Christian Chapel Mission Fund or Gideons International.
 
Last Updated: 01-16-2019 Alumni ID: 13184
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