WindsorStarFrame copyIves, Jerry

peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Windsor Regional Hospital. Loving husband and best friend for 50 years to Marion (nee Bowles). Proud and cherished dad and grandpa of  Jeff and wife Jane and their children Brendan and Ryan and Traci Casey and husband David and their children Kyle and Brittney.  Dearest son in law of Mildred Bowles. Dear brother of Jane Lawson. Uncle of Todd Lawson. Jerry served with the United States Marine Corp. from 1958 to 1961. He was the CEO of Ives Insurance Brokers of which he founded in 1967. His music was his passion and he loved playing his trumpet in many bands. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. # 201, Essex and a member of the Kingsville Golf & Country Club and always enjoyed a round of golf with his family and friends. The family would like to thank the nurses on 4W at WRH for their compassion and thank you to Laurie Bachynski for going above and beyond for Jerry. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday, from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Jerry’s life will be held from the funeral home on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 11 am. Cremation to follow. If desired memorial donations made to In Your Jeans for Prostate Cancer would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at

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