Jerry Edward Kane, 66, of Gardner, KS passed away Jan. 1, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.
Jerry was born February 9, 1948 in Kansas City, MO to Thomas “Edward” and Freda A. (Cronin) Kane. He grew up in Shawnee where he graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School. Jerry moved to Gardner in 1976. He worked as a road equipment operator for Johnson County Public Works; retiring in 2011. Jerry was a great joke teller who delighted in making people laugh. He will be missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Thomas Kane. Jerry is survived by his sister Anna Brown, Olathe, KS, many nieces and nephews and many good friends.
Celebration of Life will be held 1:00-4:00 pm Sun., Jan. 4, 2015 at the Tumbleweed Grill & Bar, 615 E Main St., Gardner, KS. Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 pm Mon., Jan. 5, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at