Jerome A. "Jerry" Bakshas
1941 - 2019
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February 26, 1941 ˜ December 20, 2019

Jerry Bakshas of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Dec. 20, 2019. Born in Tacoma, WA, Jerry spent most of his life in Clark County, devoted 8 years to the United States Army Reserves and retired from a long career with BNSF Railroad.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Linda Bakshas; daughters, Shelley Walker (Bryan) and Kristen Wallway (David); and Ron and Carole Chavoya.
Services will be Sat., Dec. 28th at 11a.m. at Vancouver Funeral Chapel, followed by a graveside service at 1p.m. at Bethel Methodist Cemetery in Ridgefield.
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 27, 2019.
Graveside service
01:00 PM
Bethel Methodist Cemetery
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December 28, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing Jerry at the BK breakfast club.

Bob, Audra and Ruth
Bob Rowton
December 28, 2019
Jerry was always a pleasure to work with and seldom had a critical word for anyone, and I mean anyone. As well Jerry was not one that came to the front needing help at an investigation. Hi green al the way Bud.
John Fitzgerakd
December 28, 2019
R.I.P. Jerry..Hold the mainline and green signals all way..
James Baker
December 27, 2019
I'm very sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. He was one of the most liked guys on the railroad. He was such an easy going person. I always felt good when the crew caller called and said Jerry was on your crew. I'll miss seeing him at Costco for lunch. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Mike Mudgett
December 27, 2019
Jerry was always a pleasure to work with on the railroad. I'm sure that, like me, many of the people he crewed with have fond memories of him. My condolences to his family.
Terry Reddish
December 27, 2019
So sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. Jerry was one of the nicest people I worked with on the railroad.
Allen Anderson
December 27, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Jerry was a classmate of mine.
Kathy Richards-Randol
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