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Gerald Brouhard, DMD

September 24, 1941 - June 11, 2018




Jerry was born in Ames, Iowa. He died June 11, 2018, in Salem, Oregon at the age of 76. His parents were Lloyd and Frances Brouhard. 

Jerry graduated from high school in Eugene, Oregon. After graduating from the University of Oregon in 1963, Jerry served in the US Air Force for four years. In 1967 he enrolled in the University of Oregon Dental School and graduated in 1971.

In 1972, Jerry moved to North Bend, Oregon where he opened his own dental and facial pain center practice. He worked there as a dentist for over 40 years. 

Jerry was married to Nancy Brouhard in 1987. They raised four children. He retired from dentistry in 2009, and in 2015, he and Nancy moved to Salem, Oregon.

Jerry was a man of many hobbies and interests. He loved fishing, woodworking and rockhounding. He was a part of the Lower Umpqua Flycasters Club. After retirement he enjoyed volunteering at the North Salem High School woodworking program.  He was also a Rotary Club member for many years.

Jerry had a dry but witty sense of humor and enjoyed telling jokes and stories.  He had a curious mind and was always committed to learning new things. He was a devoted husband and father.

Jerry Brouhard is survived by: his wife Nancy Brouhard; his son Jason Brouhard (Kim); his son Robert Brouhard (Tabitha); his step-daughter Kathryn McIntyre (Jan); his step-daughter Heather Dickinson (Roger); his sister Barbara Jones (Howard); his sister Ginger Wood; his grandchildren Shane, Nolan, Joel, Cole (Jaiden), London, Cameron, Aubrie, Chloe, and Ryan; and many other nieces, nephews, family members, and friends.


Jerry was laid to rest in a private graveside service at Willamette National Cemetery.  A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday July 28th at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 1770 Baxter Road, SE Salem, Oregon.  Please come prepared to share your thoughts and memories with family and friends. 
 

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Dear Nancy and Family,
Just want you to know that you are in our thoughts and Prayers during these difficult days. We remember with great pleasure the time we spent here in North Bend as next door neighbors to you and Jerry. Love to you all.
Ray & Jean Smith



Dear Nancy and Family,

We are so very sorry for your loss.  We will definitely miss Jerry coming into E L Edwards Realty and stopping by our desks to tell us a joke or share a tidbit of knowledge he had.  He so enjoyed those retirement years and you could tell he was living life to the fullest and enjoying every minute of it.  Your are in our thoughts and prayers.  The E L Edwards Staff.