Gerald W. Seliga, age 82, of Frankfort, IL, went to heaven Monday, November 28, 2022. He was born in Chicago, IL and married Kay E., nee McClain. Jerry served in the U.S. Navy and was a Radarman 2nd class from 1958 - 1962. He served aboard the Navy Destroyer U.S.S. Halsey Powell DD 686. After his service, Jerry was an inventor with six patents designing and building tonnage measuring instruments and controllers. Jerry was a loving father of Ellen (Edwin) Cespedes and Karen (Robert) Matos; a fond uncle of Jason (Tracy) Zarnowski, Leslie (Mark) Van Alstine, William McClain and Jennifer (Charles) Janz; caring grandfather of Alex (Kaylin) and Nicole Matos and kind Brother-in-law to Roberta (Roger) Zarnowski. Jerry was preceded in death by his father, William Seliga, his mother, Irene (Fedora) Seliga, his brothers Phillip and Robert Seliga and brother-in-law Mark McClain. A memorial service will be arranged for Spring 2023 near Chicago, IL.