OBITUARY

Lt. Col. USMC Retired Gerald De Jong

December 6, 1938November 18, 2018
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Gerald De Jong, Lt. Col. USMC, Retired, 79, a resident of Ft. Deposit, AL passed away, Sunday, Nov. 18,2018. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with A Celebration of Life Service immediately following at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at the Bethel Baptist Church, Ft. Deposit, AL. Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana, AL will directing arrangements. Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra. Survivors include: Sons: Todd De Jong, Montgomery, AL and Brett (Anna) De Jong, Prattville, AL; Brothers: Peter (Evelyn) De Jong, Carmel, IA and James (Kay) De Jong, Orange City, IA; Sisters: Verna (Donald) Lindskoog, Leesburg, FL and Janice De Jong, Carmel, IA; Sister-in Law: Mary Hollingshead, Ft. Deposit, AL; Grandchildren: Delaney De Jong, Alexis De Jong, Bretton De Jong, and Anna-Claire De Jong. Gerald is also survived by many loving Nieces and Nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057 or online at https://semperfifund.org/donate/. Online condolences can be made at www.johnsongeorgiana.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Todd De Jong, Son
  • Brett (Anna) De Jong, Son
  • Peter (Evelyn) De Jong, Brother
  • James (Kay) De Jong, Brother
  • Verna (Donald) Lindskoog, Sister
  • Janice De Jong, Sister
  • Mary Hollingshead, Sister-in-law
  • Delaney De Jong, Grandchild
  • Alexis De Jong, Grandchild
  • Bretton De Jong, Grandchild
  • Anna-Claire De Jong, Grandchild
  • Gerald is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Monday, November 26, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Monday, November 26, 2018
REMEMBERING

Lt. Col. USMC Retired Gerald De Jong

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Audrey Rus

November 25, 2018

to the family of Gerald DeJong..my deepest sympathy to all of you in the loss of a father, grandfather, brother. He will deeply be missed. I am a friend of the family. May god wrap his arms around you in this difficult time. hugs and prayers to all

Robert Householder

November 25, 2018

All of us at GTI have known Dutch for what seems like forever. He will be missed greatly by everyone who met him.

Carl, Yves, Justice, and Jean-Luc Lindskoog

November 25, 2018

We were so sorry to hear about Uncle Butch's passing and we send our deepest condolences to Todd, Lexi, Laney, Brett, Anna, Bretton, Anna-Claire, and all family and friends mourning this loss. We pray for comfort and peace for all and we join you in celebrating Uncle Butch's life.

Biography

Gerald De Jong, Lt. Col. USMC, Retired, 79, a resident of Ft. Deposit, AL passed away, Sunday, Nov. 18,2018. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with A Celebration of Life Service immediately following at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at the Bethel Baptist Church, Ft. Deposit, AL. Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana, AL will directing arrangements. Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra. Survivors include: Sons: Todd De Jong, Montgomery, AL and Brett (Anna) De Jong, Prattville, AL; Brothers: Peter (Evelyn) De Jong, Carmel, IA and James (Kay) De Jong, Orange City, IA; Sisters: Verna (Donald) Lindskoog, Leesburg, FL and Janice De Jong, Carmel, IA; Sister-in Law: Mary Hollingshead, Ft. Deposit, AL; Grandchildren: Delaney De Jong, Alexis De Jong, Bretton De Jong, and Anna-Claire De Jong. Gerald is also survived by many loving Nieces and Nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057 or online at https://semperfifund.org/donate/. Online condolences can be made at www.johnsongeorgiana.com.