Age 86, died peacefully August 28, 2017 in his home with his family at his side. He was born April 13, 1931 in Carleton, Michigan, the son of Oscar & Clara (Heiss) Schuon. Jerry was valedictorian of the first graduating class at Airport High School. He served in the US Army from 1955-1957, and later attended the University of Michigan, earning his Master’s Degree. He was a teacher at Lincoln Park and retired in 1989 from Trenton School District after 31 years. Jerry served as Chairman of the Math Department for 20 years. He was on the Airport School Board for 24 years, as well as the ISD Board from 1998 to 2012. Jerry supported the 4H large animal club for 46 years. He also was the announcer for the girls and boys basketball games at the Airport School and Trenton High School for 6 years.
On September 1, 1956, he married Nathalie Rugila in Carleton, and she survives. Other survivors include two sons, Mark (Mary Beth) Schuon of S. Rockwood, Kurt (Jaqueline) Schuon of Carleton; one daughter, Gwyn Schuon of S. Rockwood; three grandchildren, Jeffrey (Kristin), Eric (Samantha), & Jessica; five great-grandchildren, Mason, David, Elizabeth, Bridgette, and Easton Jerry. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael, and a grandson, Mark Schuon Jr.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept 1, 1:00 pm at Bobcean Funeral Home in Carleton, with Chaplain Paul Bakker officiating. Burial will follow at the Carleton Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Bobcean Funeral Home Thursday 3-8 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Monroe County 4H Youth Programs, Monroe County ISD Holiday Camp or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea.