Born in Evanston, Wyoming to Virginia and Kenneth Tremelling. She was preceeded in death by her brothers Larry and Wayne. She married her best friend and love of her life Dick (Richard) Walton on February 9,1974. Together they had 6 children. Rick G., Lori, Tyler W., Rick L. Suzanne and Julene.
She had 12 grandchildren, David, Cody, KC, Whitney, Paige, Elliot, Mary Claire, Charlotte, Emma, Sarah, Ethan, Kaleb. 2 great grandchildren, Nolan and Sally.
She was known for her spunk, love, humor and dancing. Many generations learned to dance from Jerry. She had a deep love for horses. She rode in parades and competitions and for fun. She loved all animals and had many beloved dogs. Jerry was up for a good game of cards or marbles, any game. She did not let the kids win!
Together she and Dick built 3 homes. They traveled in the camper, then motor homes, all over the United States. They traveled outside the states and enjoyed many a warm beach. They were best friends: did everything together, a very unique and cherished relationship.
Jerry was a bookkeeper and secretary as a profession, that supported their own business and retirement.
Jerry was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a treasured friend to those who had the pleasure of knowing her.
She fought an 8 year battle with CLL, always positive and going to kick it in the butt. She was golfing 8 days prior to her last ride on Reno, her horse, when she rode off into the sunset.
Celebrations of life:
~ Utah – 7/11/2021 1 pm Midas Creek Villas Clubhouse. 5486 Ore Cart Way, Herriman, Utah 84096
~ Oregon - 7/18/2021 3 pm Walton's, 910 Swallow Ave, Sutherlin, OR 97479
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