Ill. Sir Jerry W. Freewalt, PP (Sherri)
Brother Jerry Freewalt was born in Van Wert, Ohio. He has been married for 52 years to Lady Sherri. Worked at Dana Corporation in Fort Wayne in manufacturing where he retired after 31 years of service. After retirement Jerry continued to work in a variety of capacities including: Owning an automobile dealership, a food concession trailer, and he finally retired from the Indiana Department of Transportation.
During his working years, Brother Jerry was on the Columbia City Council for 10 years. Served as Vice Chairman for the DNC, was on the Church Council of Grace Lutheran Church, Columbia City and former Charter Member of Washington House.
Brother Jerry was raised in Southgate Lodge #731 in 1988 and now has membership in Columbia City Lodge #189. He is a member of the Fort Wayne Valley Scottish Rite and was Past Worthy Patron and Grand Usher for Columbia City Order of the Eastern Star.
Brother Jerry’s passion has always been the Shrine. He has taken active roles as the First circus fair Chairman, Master of Ceremonies for Potentates Ball, and served on several Potentate Ball Committees. He was the co-chair for the Onion Campaign twice and is proud to be a Samsar member of Mizpah.
For Brother Jerry, it has always been about the kids, and he is proud to have sponsored several children through the hospital.