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Gerald Benjamin Alyea, age 80, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.  The son of Rowland & Aletha (Torrance) Alyea, he was born on August 11, 1941 in East Grand Rapids.

Jerry retired from Worden Manufacturing in Holland where he worked as a design engineer in the office and school furniture industry.

He was preceded in death by his parents.  Surviving are his special friend and companion of 40 years, Donna DeVries of Greenville a son, Daniel Alyea of Makanda, Illinois;  a step-son,  Gary Alyea-Jamrock  of  Grand Rapids;  a sister, Michelle Schreiber;  two brothers, Gordon Alyea and Raymond Alyea; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Honoring Jerry’s wishes, no services will be held and burial will take place privately at Forest Home Cemetery, Greenville.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Jerry’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.MichiganCremation.com

Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville, (616) 754-5638.

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