Jerome Henry Hoelscher, of Midland, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2010. He was born May 26, 1931 to Walter Andrew Hoelscher and Mary Augusta Knoff Hoelscher in Olfen, Runnels County, Texas. Jerome proudly served his country in the USAF.

An avid cotton farmer in Midkiff he helped establish the Midkiff Co-op and local farmers market, and had served 25 years with the Farm Bureau. Jerome was a private pilot. He had a passion for Polka dancing, winning contest and teaching others.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and his first wife. Elizabeth Greger Hoelscher Parker.

Jerome is survived by his wife, Peggy Lou Wren Hoelscher of Midland, Tx: Children, Frank; Richard and Candy; Katherine Wells; Beverly Helms and Dave; James and Patsy; Brenda Zinnie and Bob.

Funeral was July 3, 2010 at St. Ann's Catholic Church with Monsignor Larry Droll officiating. Interment at Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home, 801 Andrews Hwy, Midland Texas 79701. Condolences may be offered at www.ellis funerals.com