Mr. Gerald Peter “Jerry” Christen

Mr. Gerald Peter “Jerry” Christen, age 79, of near Pleasant, Indiana, entered this life on January 20, 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the loving son of the late, John and Vivian (Horney) Christen. He was raised in Aurora, Indiana where he attended school. Jerry was united in marriage on March 24, 1977 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana to Patricia Ann “Patty” Swango. This happy union was blessed with five children, Tracey, Melissa, Dawn, Vivian and Scott. Jerry was currently employed since September 30, 1985 for Aurora Utilities in Aurora, Indiana. He enjoyed fishing, playing poker, grilling out, working and going to the casinos. Above all, Jerry loved spending time with his family. Jerry passed away at 10:35 a.m., Monday, September 20, 2021, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

Jerry will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 44 years, Patricia Ann “Patty” (Swango) Christen of near Pleasant, IN; his children, Tracey Berry of Hebron, KY, Melissa Jones and her husband, Lesley of Madison, IN, Dawn Crowell of Madison, IN, Vivian Hizer of Lawrenceburg, IN and Scott Christen and his wife, Shawna of Washington, IN and his several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Vivian (Horney) Christen and his biological mother, Alice Schibi.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

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