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Gerald Lee "Jerry" Gulick

May 11, 1938 — September 23, 2018

Gerald Lee “Jerry” Gulick, 80, passed away early Sunday, September 23, 2018  in Olpe,Kansas. He was born on May 11, 1938 in Eureka, Kansas the son of Emery and Iva Walkup Gulick. Jerry attended Tonovay High School and graduated with the Class of 1957. Following high school, Jerry worked at Boeing. He later worked for Dick Gilbert on his farm near Neal and at a service station in Eureka. He was joined in marriage to Shirley “Sis” McKenzie on February 9, 1957 in Eureka, Kansas. In 1960, they moved to Oregon and Gerald took a job at a local service station in Powers. He later worked at a local saw mill. After his shift he and Shirley would take fire watch until the worksite was deemed safe to leave. They briefly returned to Eureka in 1963. In 1965 they moved to Maize, Kansas and Jerry was employed at MBPXL in Wichita. In 1973 while living  in Benton, Gerald began working as a plumber while employed at Dean Morris Plumbing. After making their home in Olpe in 1984 Jerry worked at Spellman Plumbing until his retirement in 2000.  Gerald will live on in the hearts of his wife, Shirley of their home; daughters, Sharlyn (Tom) Pope of Kansas City, Missouri and Jennel Woelft of Topeka; sons, Steven Gulick of Olpe and Jamie (Treva) Gulick of Olpe; nine grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; one great- great-grandchild; numerous extended family and countless friends. He was preceded in  death by his parents; a sister, Iva June and five brothers, Walt, Glenn, Duane, Bobbie and Francis.  Cremation is planned with  a reception for family and friends scheduled  from 9:30 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Olpe. The family will also hold a reception from 1:30 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. Saturday at the Neal Community Center. Memorial contributions may be made to Hand In Hand Hospice or the Neal Community Center and sent in care of the VanArsdale Funeral Home at P.O. Box #488, Madison, Kansas 66860. Condolences may be expressed a

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Knights of Columbus Hall

212 Iowa Street, Olpe, KS 66865

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

1:30 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Neal Community Center

, Neal, KS 66863

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