Gerald W. (Jerry) Raichle, age 73, of Apache Junction, AZ, formerly of Howard Lake, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, surrounded by his loved ones.
Jerry was the former owner of the Wessex restaurant in Montrose.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sandy; children, Dennis and Julie (Rawlins); a sister, Boni Kelly; and seven grandchildren.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.
He will be remembered for his enthusiasm in everything he did.
A memorial service took place Tuesday, Jan. 4 at Mariposa Gardens Cemetery Chapel in Mesa, AZ.