Jerry Oostlander passed away quietly on November 17, 2020 after a short illness.
Jerry was born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in April 1952 and immigrated with his family to the USA in 1957 at the young age of 5 at which time he became a US Citizen.
He joined the Navy right out of High School and served in the Vietnam War. After his service, he moved to Savannah where he earned a degree in Accounting but ended up working as a Police Officer in Chatham County as well as working at Gulfstream as security. He lived out his remaining life in Savannah.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Gerrit and Johanna Oostlander and by his brothers, Gysbert Oostlander, and Frank Oostlander.
He is survived by his sister, Grace Stribling from Detroit, MI. As well as his niece, Julie (Glenn) Evans and nephew, Robert (Tammy) Oostlander from Georgia. His niece, Danielle Oostlander from Michigan and his nephews, Steve (Tammy) Oostlander, Robert (Cheylene) Varto, and Gerrit Oostlander all from Michigan. He is also survived by many great and great, great nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at a later date and he will rest in Arlington Cemetery in honor of his military service to a country his loved dearly.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel