Gerald Frederick Litterly was born December 8, 1936 in rural Lake Fork, Illinois, to Jesse Earl and Rosie Mae Litterly. He passed away, July 3, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He married Barbara Carol Cyrulik, December 24, 1958. They had three sons, Steven, Jeffery, and James. She preceded him in death.
He married Connie Fisher, February 2, 1994. She preceded him in death.
Gerald farmed in the Mt. Pulaski area until his death, for over 60 years. He also lived on the Centennial Family Farm. He was a member of the Lake Fork Christian Church and the Masonic Lodge #87 A.F.&M. Mt. Pulaski, Illinois.
He leaves behind three sons, Steven, Jeffrey (Susan), and James (Jan). Five grandchildren, Carly Winkelmann (Rob), Mitchell, Tyler, Jacob, and Luke Litterly; two great-grandchildren, Camden and Macyn Winkelmann.
Gerald loved life and loved spending time with his grandchildren and his dog Jazzie.
Gerald was also preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Forrest Litterly.
Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society or The Mt. Pulaski Future Farmers of America. The family plans a Celebration of Life at a later date. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.