YERKS, Gerald Paul, 84, of Rogers City died Sept. 22, 2013, at Rogers City Tendercare. He is survived by his wife, Hazel; three children, Tammy McKenzie of Rogers City, Ricky (Debbie) of Alpena, and Kathy (Douglas) Earl of Paw Paw; six grandchildren, and a brother, Robert of Rogers City.
Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Beck Funeral Home, with a VFW tribute at 7 p.m. followed by a prayer service. Visitation will resume at St. John Lutheran Church Wednesday from 10 a.m. through time of funeral at 11 a.m. with Pastor J. Derek Riddle officiating. Rogers City VFW will accord full military honors immediately following church services. Burial will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery.