Gerald Jerry Blank

August 10, 1932 ~ October 2, 2013

Gerald “Jerry” Blank, 81, passed away on Oct. 5, 2013, in Prineville. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 2 p.m. Bishop Scott Shippman will be officiating.

Jerry was born on Aug. 10, 1932 to Casey and Lucile in Bradgate, Iowa. He graduated high school in Salem in 1950 and from the University of Oregon in 1957, where he studied accounting. Jerry was employed as an Internal Audit Manager with Tektronix during the years 1962 through 1967. From 1967 to 1994, he was a self employed Certified Public Accountant. He enjoyed collecting stamps and coins.

Jerry is survived by his children Rodger and Sherrie Blank, Richard Blank (Regina Yarbrough), Ashley Blank; and grandchildren Casey, Curtis, and Kaitlyn Blank, all of Prineville, Ore.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and one grandchild.

Jerry’s family has asked that memories of him be sent to Whispering Pines Funeral Home 185 NE 4th Street, Prineville, OR, 97754.