Jerome Francis Callahan

December 1, 1945 ~ August 17, 2020 (age 74)


Jerome “Jerry” Francis Callahan, 74, of Terre Haute passed away Monday August 17, 2020 at his sisters residence. Jerry was born December 31, 1945 in Terre Haute to Frank Callahan and JoAnne Steinman Callahan. He attended St. Benedict Catholic School and Sacred Heart Military Academy in Watertown WI., Gilmour Academy in Cleveland Ohio and St. Joseph College. He was a veteran of the US Army Reserves serving from 1966 to 1981. Jerry enjoyed fishing, going on vacations and spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a half-brother Edward Callahan. He was a proud father of three children, Jill Lydick, Casey Callahan and his wife Toni and Katie King and her husband Chad, all of Terre Haute. He is survived by siblings, Thomas Callahan and his wife Judy, Michael Callahan and his wife Tina and his sister and loving caretaker Charlanne Callahan. He is survived by one sister in-law, Laura Callahan. He is survived by ten grandchildren; Taylor Adkins, Maddison Roeder (Zack), Olivia Callahan, Katelyn King, Camren Callahan, Carson Callahan, Morgan King, Connor Callahan, Claire Callahan and Cali Callahan and three great grandchildren; Jonah, Elijah and Theo. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He is survived by his life friend and former wife and caregiver, Linda. A celebration of Jerry’s life will be held on Friday August 21, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.  with Memorial Services at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804. Cremation is scheduled with burial at Calvary Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be made at 


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