Jerry R. Walston, 82, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
Jerry was born February 7, 1937 in Conrad to Floyd R. and Thora Walston. He attended school in Conrad and graduated from Conrad High School. Jerry attended BYU in Provo, UT for 2 years. Jerry married Sharon Fay Jensen on December 29, 1957. He worked on the family farm and owned and operated the Coast to Coast Hardware Store in Conrad. Jerry drove school bus, worked at the landfill, and was a very good locksmith. He was a member of the Pondera Golf Course, Pondera County Cemetery Board, JayCee’s, Lion’s Club, and Moose Lodge.
Jerry enjoyed his lock smith work, making canes from willow wood, hunting, golfing, following grandchildren in sports, and being a timer at local swim meets.
Jerry would have made a good Walmart greater because of his love for visiting with people.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon; children, Melody (Blair) Kauer of Leadore, ID, Ward (Leslie) Walston of Gilbert, AZ, and Noel (Penny) Walston of Spokane, WA; grandchildren, Tawna (Sheldon) Jones of Leadore, ID, Taylor Kauer of Boise, ID, Thayne (Emily) Kauer of Leadore, ID, Trent (Sherry) Kauer of Geraldine, MT, Trevor Kauer of San Marcos, TX, Kylinn (Ryan) Richter of Spokane, WA, George Walston, Floyd Walston of Gilbert, AZ; great grandchildren, Azlynn & Jace Jones of Leadore, ID and Gage, Ember, & Larkin Kauer of Geraldine, MT; brother, LaVon (Joan) Walston of Conrad; sister, Roine (Harry) Grosvold of Great Falls.
Memorials can be made to Pondera Medical Center Extended Care.
Funeral services will be Monday, February 25, at 11:00 AM at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Conrad.