Finney, Jerome J., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at his home. He was 77 years of age. Jerome Joseph Finney was born on June 2, 1933 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Harold and Elizabeth (Karwel) Finney. He was married to Carolyn Krapf on April 19, 1958 in Saginaw, Michigan. She survives him. Jerome had been employed as a machine operator at the Saginaw Steering Gear Plant 4. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Jerome had a green thumb and was always found in the garden gardening. He also loved woodworking, making shadow people and whirly jigs and he enjoyed traveling. Jerome is survived by his wife, Carolyn; a daughter, Denise; a brother, Edward Finney and two sisters. Jerome's Funeral Service will be take place on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Swan Valley United Methodist Church, 9265 Geddes Road, Saginaw, Michigan. Rev. Robert Richards will officiate with the burial at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with Jerome’s family at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State), on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and again on Wednesday at the Church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Swan Valley United Methodist Church. Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Jerome’s family at the funeral home, the church or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.