Jerome “Jerry” Degayner, 85, of Menominee, Mich., passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019, at Rennes Health and Rehab Center, East. Jerry was born on March 23, 1934, in Dubuque, Iowa, to the late Roy and Florence (Miller) Degayner.  
  Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1952-1956. On May 19, 1961, Jerry married the former Marlene Hafner in Menominee. Jerry was a hairdresser during the day and a musician at night. He enjoyed his time building a Pitt Special airplane, building replicas of boats from scratch and loved to ride motorcycle.
    Survivors include his wife, Marlene Degayner; children:  Kevin, Sean and Erin Degayner; granddaughter,  Jill Lee Degayner; and brother, Steven Degayner. Jerry was preceded in death by three brothers.
    Visitation will be held at Anderson Kell Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.