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Obituary for Gerald "Jerry" Hoth

On Saturday, March 10, 2018, Gerald “Jerry” Hoth, husband, father, brother, and grandfather, passed away suddenly at the age of 80. A native of Bangor, Jerry lived a long and happy life with his family on their farm. He will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend, Beth; their precious children, Ted (Linda), Matthew (Wendy), Timothy (Theresa), and Wendy (Adam); his loving sister, Diane (Mark); grandchildren, Benjamin (Pam), Christopher (Kelly), Tiffany (Alfredo), Brandon (Christina), Andrew (Shana), Stephanie, Leisha, Karina, Skylar, and Allison; six great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and his Brazilian granddaughter, Marcella. Lovingly known as the “ornery old German” he will also be remembered by many dear friends and extended family. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Marie and his grandson, Zachary. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 359 North Leonard St., West Salem. Pastor Jonathan Schmidt will officiate. Burial will be in Burns Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4 pm until 7 pm, Wednesday, at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Bangor Chapel, 102 Hattan St., Bangor, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at the church. Online condolences may be sent at