October 7, 2022

Jerry M. Erskin


Jerry M. Erskin
Age: 76
Died: Monday, October 5, 2015 at Scott County Hospital in Scott City
Born: February 28, 1939 in Lane County
Parents: Joseph & Mattie Lee (Roberts) Erskin
Marriages: to L. June Shaffer on September 3, 1958 at Dighton
To Judy L. Heili on April 14, 1994 at Garden City

Jerry grew up in Lane County and attended Dighton High School. After completing school he worked on farms for Max Stanley and Arle Thomas before acquiring his own farm and becoming a farmer-stockman. In 1986 he moved to Garden City where he managed rentals and also worked as a Pumper for Crown Consulting of Liberal. In 2004 he moved back to Dighton. His hobby was his work and especially being around the cattle in the pasture. He was preceded in death by his Parents & 3 Brothers- Jim Erskin, Dale Erskin & Joe E. Erskin.

Survivors: Wife Judy L. Erskin Dighton
3 Daughters Janette &Mel Kroeger Lawrence
Jerilyn & Bill Riggins Carrollton, Texas
Jackie Sherwood Kearny, Nebraska
Son J.D. & Lori Erskin Johnson
Step-Son Ed Heili Chattanooga, Tennessee
Step-Daughter Renee & Wayne Carpenter Derby
3 Brothers Don Erskin Great Bend
Dick Erskin Garden City
Jeff Erskin Cherryvale
19 Grandchildren
5 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Thursday
Place: United Methodist Church in Dighton
Officiating: Rev Berniece Ludlum
Burial: Dighton Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Lane County Historical Society or Lane County 4-H
In care of Boomhower Funeral Home
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Wednesday
At Boomhower Funeral Home
Condolences may posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com