Jerry Celestin Dreiling, age 74 passed away Dec. 21, 2017 at Hutchinson Regional Hospital. He was born on November 25, 1943 at Ellis, KS, the son of Celestin J. and Bernadette M. (Riedel) Dreiling. Jerry was a retired Independent Trucker, Farmer and Cattleman. He was a resident of Stafford County for 47 years. On Nov. 6, 1970 he married Janice K. (Curtis) at St. John. Survivors include his wife Janice K. Dreiling, St. John; a daughter, Janette L. Meis (Tom), Hays, KS; a son, Michael J. Dreiling, Great Bend, KS; two brothers, Robert Dreiling, Hays, KS, Clarence “Butch” Dreiling, Holdredge, NE; a sister, El Freda Eberle, Fort Collins, CO; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Zachary Meis. He was preceded in death by both parents and a sister, Alice Weber. Memorial service will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Minnis Chapel, St. John with Pastor Dan Daniels presiding. Memorials may be given to the Rebecca A. Morrison House in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS 67576.