Jerry Dale Brannen passed away October 30, 2021 at Sun City West, Arizona at the age of 59. He is the second sibling of Woody Ross and Connie Gay Swanson born in June 12, 1962 at Flathead, Montana.
During his childhood he stayed at Healy, Alaska as Operating Engineer, he spent his time working as heavy equipment operator at Usibelli Coal Mine, Healy Alaska.
In 2010, he moved to Wickenburg, Arizona due to health issues. He was preceded in death by his first wife Barbara Jean. In 2016 he got married to Mary Jane P. Tarala.
Jerry lived a happy life traveled in different states, gained friends wherever he goes. He is easy to go along with, possesses many skills, a great mechanic, "Jack of All Trades", loving, devoted husband, and a prolific home cook. He is a God-fearing person, honest, jolly and loves cooking. He is friendly that when he loves you, you will be a recipient of everything that he could do for you. He is fearless that he could stand to protect you. He is patient, loving, sweet and thoughtful husband.
It took several monstrous diseases to take him down and fought with them till his last breath.
He is survived by his biological parents Woody Ross and Connie Gay Swanson - Duran, adopting parent James N. Brannen, spouse Mary Jane Tarala Brannen, daughther Cassandra Brockman (Chris) and siblings, stepson Romar Tarala and stepdaughter Robie Jane Tarala, brother Lane Brannen, and step sister Brandy Ross. He is also survived by his nephews Robert (Heide), Wesley and nieces Christina Brannen, Zack Ferron, Sophia Strash, Aundrea Eaton, and Myrsadez Klingele, great grandnieces Ellie Witchman, Florence Brannen, Nathalie Logan, Madalyn Logan, Falicia Eaton, Keiran Eaton, Kale and Eleanor Eaton and great grandnephew Mason Ferron.
Blessings of Jerry's remain was done on November 3, 2021 at 8:00 A.M. officiated by Parish Priest Jose Lobaton of St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church, Wickenburg, Arizona and was followed by cremation at 10:00 A.M. at Wickenburg Funeral Homes & Crematory, 187 N. Adams St., Wickenburg, Arizona.
Jerry will be greatly missed.
Due to pandemic interment of ashes was simple and private. In lieu of flowers and donations, the family requests for your prayers that his soul may rest in peace as he joins happily at the Kingdom of our Creator.