Gerald “Jerry” Ernest Sydow, 78, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Liberty Hospital. He was born March 3, 1942, in Richmond Heights, Mo., to Henry Anthony and Mary Evangeline (Enright) Sydow.
He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Missouri. Jerry served in the United States Army as an Airborne Combat Engineer from September of 1959 to August 1962.
Jerry is survived by two sons, David A. Sydow of Kansas City, Kan., and Biran Sydow of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, John Sydow of Prescott, Ariz.; one grandson, Matthew R. Sydow; and two great-grandchildren, Jared R. Sydow and Ruby J. Sydow.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Henry Sydow.
Jerry enjoyed being outside camping, boating and skiing. He also enjoyed playing poker and model railroading.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 12 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.