Garry Jacob Schritter

Garry Jacob Schritter, 78, of Aberdeen, our father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, hardest worker, baker and chocolate chip cookie maker, and friend too many, left this earth to be reunited with our heavenly father, surrounded by family and friends on Friday, Feb. 24, 2023.
Garry was born to Jake and Esther Elfreida (Schmidt) Schritter on July 27, 1944, in American Falls, ID. Garry was the third of four children, Betty, Janet, and Dennis. He grew up on his parents’ farm north of Aberdeen. Garry graduated from Aberdeen High School class of 1962 and went on to one semester at ISU for drafting and designing.
Garry married Sherry Lee Palmer March 28, 1964. They raised five children on the family farm that he grew up on. They shared 55 years of marriage until 2019, then Garry moved into town for the remainder of his life.
Garry leaves a legacy of hard work, honesty, generosity, pure grit, always doing good deeds, delicious family meals, his love for baking, and his passion for gardening. He will be remembered and missed by all who knew him and many more.
He is preceded in death by: his father, Jake Schritter; mother, Esther Schritter; sisters, Betty Parrish and Janet Jackman; and one brother, Dennis Schritter. He is survived by: his children, Bud (Debbie) Schritter, Lance (Heidi) Schritter, Destry (Stephanie) Schritter, Kristin Schritter, and Jenna Schritter; and by his grandchildren, Brandon, Aaron, McKenna, Rhett, Stesha, Tyler, Dexton, Courtnee, Lexi, Boe, Hanna, Guy, Ellie Mae, Jordan, and Jessica.
A viewing was held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. March 2, at Davis-Rose Mortuary in American Falls. Another viewing was from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Friday, March 3, at The First Mennonite Church in Aberdeen. The funeral followed beginning at 11 a.m. For those who cannot make the service, please join us in spirit and prayers.
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