Jerry J. Psotka

Birth: November 4th, 1932
Death: June 4th, 2018
Age: 85 years
Residence:Birch Run

PSOTKA, Jerry – of Birch Run, age 85, died Monday, June 4, 2018 at Covenant – Cooper in Saginaw. Funeral services will be held 3PM, Friday June 8, 2018 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Birch Run. Fr. Thomas McNamara officiating. Burial to follow in Birch Run Cemetery. Family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Friday from 1PM until the time of service at 3PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Birch Run High School.


Jerry was born November 4, 1932 in Astoria, New York to Jerry and Antionette (Martinka) Psotka. His family moved to Port Jefferson, Long Island where Jerry graduated from Port Jefferson High School in 1950. He attended Hofstra College, then moved to Michigan and earned his Bachelors from Alma College, and also a Masters from University of Michigan. He began his teaching career at Birch Run High School in the English Department. Jerry also coached basketball and Football. His entire teaching career was with Birch Run School System. Jerry retired in 1994 as high school Principal. 


On June 7, 1958 he married the former Donna Knight, she survives him. They would have celebrated 60 years together. Jerry is also survived by his son, Victor and Victor’s children: Stephanie and Brandon; His daughter, Jennifer and husband, Mark Kemerer and their children: Anthony (Brittany House) Jeffers, and Amanda Kemerer. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at


O’Guinn Family Funeral Home

Birch Run Chapel


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