Jerry L. Nussbaum

Jerry L. Nussbaum, 75, of Berne passed away on Monday July 9, 2018 in Fort Wayne. He was born on January 24, 1943 to Hiram and Clara (Mettler) Nussbaum.

He was a member of the First Mennonite Church and graduated from Wheaton College. He was a member of the Berne-French High School basketball team that played in the semi-state tournament in 1961. His past employment included working for Smith Brothers of Berne.

He is survived by his sister, Marilyn (John) Good of Elm Grove, Wisconsin; brother, James Nussbaum of San Antonio, Texas; and several nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation was one hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Thursday, July 12 at the First Mennonite Church Chapel in Berne. Officiating was Pastor James Schwartz. Burial was at MRE Cemetery in Berne.

Memorials may be made to the First Mennonite Church Missions.

Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guestbook online at