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Jerry Lee Hope

February 27, 1936 - September 9, 2019

    September 13, 2019 | 4-8 P.M. Friday
  • Yurs Funeral Home Geneva 1771 West State Street (Rte 38) Geneva
  • Funeral
  • September 14, 2019 | 10:00 A.M. Saturday
  • Fox Valley Presbyterian Church
    227 East Side Drive, Geneva Il 60134
  • Burial Location
    North Cemetery

Jerry Lee Hope, 83, died at home in St. Charles, IL, on Monday September 9, 2019

Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Jerry was born in St. Louis, MO. Jerry and Jeanne celebrated their 60thwedding anniversary in June.

Jerry was a proud member of the Masonic Fraternity for more than 60 years. He was also a Deacon and an Elder at Fox Valley Presbyterian Church in Geneva.

Jerry attended Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned a degree in Electrical Engineering. Jerry retired after a long and successful engineering career. An avid naturalist, Jerry was an active member of Kane County Audubon. Jerry was also a dedicated amateur paleontologist and fossil collector.

Jerry is survived by his wife Jeanne; his daughter Kristine Hope Binder (Jim) of Keyport, NJ, his son Paul Hope (Vanessa) of Springfield, VA; Grandchildren Julianna and Emily.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday September 14 at 10 am at Fox Valley Presbyterian Church, 227 East Side Drive, Geneva, IL. Burial will be at North Cemetery in St Charles. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Friday, September 13, at Yurs Funeral Home 1771 W State St, Geneva, IL.

Donations may be made to Kane County Audubon, 513 S. 13th Ave. St. Charles, IL 60174.



Jerry Hope from Geneva, IL

"Jean, I am so sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure knowing Jerry. You are in my prayers."

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