On Saturday afternoon Aug. 9, 2014, longtime Montesano resident Gerald Albert Hollatz passed away with his family at his side. Jerry was born on Oct. 26, 1943, in Elma, Wash., to Albert and Ada Hollatz. Jerry was raised in Brady where he attended grade school and later graduated from Montesano High School in 1961. On July 7, 1967, Jerry married Patricia Aubuchon from Montesano.
Jerry is survived by two sisters, Karen (Tom) Dillard and Sharon (Clarence) Haney; His loving wife Pat and three sons; Mark, Kirk (Candace), Brian (Kristina) Hollatz and five grandchildren; Kyle and Ryan Campbell, Brent, Conner and Jesse Hollatz; and several neices and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison Family Mortuary of Montesano. To sign the online book of memories or to light a memorial candle please visit www.harrionfamilymortuary.com.