Jerry Lane Tennity

Jerry Lane Tennity was born June 1, 1986, in Cortez to Tracy Lee Tennity. He passed away at his Cortez home on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at the age of 27.

Jerry was employed at Shiloh’s Steakhouse. He enjoyed skateboarding and spending time with his friends. His friends knew him as “Kid.”

Surviving Jerry are his stepfather, Robert Fredrick of Cortez; two brothers, William and Steven Fredrick both of Cortez; and close friend, Connie Stuckman of Cortez. He is also survived by Barbara Smith of Dove Creek, who Jerry looked to as a grandmother. Preceding Jerry in death was his mother, Tracy Fredrick.

Cremation has taken place, and no services are being planned at this time.

Arrangements are being made by Ertel Funeral Home.

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