Jerry A. Cater

  • Born: December 11, 1944
  • Died: September 18, 2019
  • Location: Ashton, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

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Jerry A. Cater, age 74, of Ashton, died Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Dixon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Jerry was born December 11, 1944 in Princeton the son of Harry and Harriett (Allen) Cater. He was a graduate of Oregon High School and later married Constance "Connie" Perkins on August 5, 1967 in Rochelle and was employed at Del Monte and Silgan Containers both in Rochelle.

He is survived by one sister, Suzanne Foster; one sister-in-law, Peggy Messer; one brother-in-law, Jim Messer; one son-in-law, Brian Bartlett; three granddaughters, Jenna, Kristen and Hallie Bartlett; many nieces and nephews; and his dog, Zoey.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; his daughter, Jeri Lynn Bartlett; and three brothers, Melvin Cater, Sr., Lynn Cater and Keith Cater.

Cremation rites will be accorded. There are no services.