Obituaries

Jerome E. "Jerry" Curtis

Oct 6, 2017
Curtis, Jerome

Services

11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Kearns Funeral Services, Kimball Chapel

Visitation

One hour prior to services at the funeral home

Cemetery

Private interment at Garden of Memories     

Memorials

May be directed to the family

Biography

Jerome E. "Jerry" Curtis, 80, of Bridges Senior Living in Waterloo, died at UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital, on Friday, October 6, 2017 of natural causes.

Jerry was born on February 22, 1937 in New Hampton, son of Ora Woodburn & Luella Ann (Ross) Curtis.

Jerry married Florence LaVonne Smith on February 9, 1957 in Waterloo. She died September 8, 2016

Jerry worked in the janitorial department for the Waterloo School System for many years.

He was member of Moose Lodge.

Survived by a sister, Lucille (Eugene) Garthoff, of Elk Run Heights; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents; wife; a brother, Howard Curtis; and four sisters, Sandra Curtis, Verna Davis, Arlene Peterson, and Delores Flegge.

Jerome and Florence enjoyed bus trips and showing their Boston Terriers. The dogs were a treasured part of the family as they did not have children of their own. He enjoyed listening to oldies music and loved to dance.

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