Gerald Arthur Tollman

(Oct. 23, 1945 - May 26, 2019)


Gerald Arthur Tollman, passed away May 26, 2019, in Glennallen, Alaska, at the Crossroads Medical Center.

Jerry, as all his friends called him, was born in Lusk, Wyoming, Oct. 23, 1945, to Charles and Florence Tollman. He attended Powell schools from 1956 until his graduation in 1964. He went on to graduate from the University of Utah in 1969 with a mining geology degree. After college Jerry served in the United States Army, 1st Infantry Division, stationed in Korea, from 1969-1972.

In 1970 Jerry married Donna Cutter of New Hampshire. After his military service, Jerry moved to Glennallen, where he and with his wife raised two boys.

Jerry worked most of his life in construction and construction management, from the shovel to the desk and is known for having been involved in building many of the Alaskan roads throughout the state.

Jerry had recently moved to Cody and was enjoying getting reacquainted with his Wyoming roots.

He was preceded in death by his wife Donna, his parents and sister Sandra.

He is survived by his sons Tyler (Karen) of Washington D.C. and Zack (Laura) of Oak Park, Illinois; brothers Ed of Glennallen, Alaska, and Ray of Powell; and two grandsons and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held in Glennallen, Alaska, on May 31, 2019.