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Gerald Martin VanHook

May 21, 1955 — December 15, 2022


Gerald "Jerry" Martin VanHook, age 67, of Hillsboro, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at IU Arnett Hospital. He was born in Crawfordsville on May 21, 1955 to the late Thomas Martin and Doris Mildred (Nunan) VanHook.

Jerry graduated from Fountain Central High School in 1973. He married the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Sherri J. Graham. He was an avid nature enthusiast and enjoyed hunting. He was a member of the Local 157 Plumbers and Steamfitters for 47 years. He was a "jack of all trades". He loved spending time with his grandchildren. Jerry was a great friend and mentor to everyone he met.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years; two children; Craig (Teresa) VanHook, Bobbie (Andrew) Fisher; five grandchildren, Alexis, Averie, Logan, Zoey, and Samantha; four siblings, Tim (Bonnie) VanHook, Brenda (Steve) Leffert, Diana (Russ) Lemmons, and Millie VanHook; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Paul VanHook.

There will be a visitation at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Street, in Crawfordsville on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 2:00 until 4:00 pm. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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Saturday, December 17, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sanders - Priebe Funeral Care (Crawfordsville)

, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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