A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home.
Jerry was born on Dec. 20, 1943, in Mountain Home, to Martin and Charlotte Litke. During his life Jerry worked on ranches in both Idaho and Oregon. Jerry lived his dream of being a cowboy, his family said.
Jerry is survived by: his brother, Bruce and his wife, Becky Litke, of Haines, Ore.; his sister, Ila, and her husband, Cecil Meyers, of Grand View; his daughter, Tracie Bennett, of Toledo, Ore.; his son, Jeffery Litke, of Salem, Ore.; his son, Cecil, and his wife, Kari Litke, of Elko, Nev.; his daughter, Dawn Litke, of Boise; his son, Tyler Litke, of Elko, Nev.; four grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and "Birdie."
He was preceded in death by his parents.