09/21/1939 – 08/10/2014
Jerry passed away peacefully at the Veterans Memorial Hospital after an extraordinary 10 year fight against cancer. Jerry was born to Ira and Ruth Vanlanningham, and raised in Ely, NV and spent four years in the Air Force. He was a professional photographer owning Truckee Meadows Photography for 28 years. Later Jerry and his wife owned an antique business for 25 years. Jerry was very active with Sheep Dip for 42 years and honored as a “Doctor” of Sheep Dip.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Marita, and 2 step children, Debbie “Sam” Smith and Greg Smith.