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Jerome Joseph Schleier, III

August 15, 1984 — March 18, 2024


Dr. Jerome J Schleier III passed away March 18th, 2024, in Livingston, MT.

Jerome was born on August 15, 1984, in Bend, OR to Jerome and Susan Schleier Jr. He attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon and in 2006 obtained his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, Biology with a minor in Photography. In 2008, he received his Master of Science in Land Resources and Environmental Sciences and in 2012, he earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University Bozeman. In addition to being a loyal friend and excellent student, Jerome was also a founding member of his fraternity and involved in music production.

Soon after graduating with his PhD, he met Savannah, and they went on to get married in July of 2013.  They lived in Zionsville, IN where he worked for Dow AgroSciences (later became Corteva AgriScience) as a Research Scientist specializing in drift reduction and other environmental technology advancements. Jerome was very accomplished in his career, obtaining many awards and recognitions.

Jerome and Savannah had their first child, Jerome IV in 2016 and their second, Cora, in 2018. Jerome enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors.  Whenever he could include his children in those activities, he was in his happiest place. He received the chance to move back to Montana and ended up residing in Livingston, MT in 2022. He loved having the mountains and rivers at his fingertips here.  

Jerome was preceded in death by his mother, Susan Schleier (Kolleas) and his grandparents. Jerome is survived by his wife, Savannah Schleier (Pigman) of Livingston, MT, his children, Jerome (Joey) and Cora Schleier of Livingston, MT, his Father, Jerome Schleier Jr. of Cantonment, FL, and his dog, Darby.

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