Jerry Suhr

Jerry Hugh Suhr, 79, of Waterloo, formerly of Harpers Ferry and Readlyn, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Pinnacle Specialty Care, Cedar Falls. Services were held Friday, May 24 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church with burial in Waterloo Cemetery, both in Waterloo.

Jerry was born March 2, 1940 in Stanley, son of William  and Goldie Menuey Suhr. He married Sandra Clark August 18, 1962 in St. Peter Lutheran Church, Denver.

Jerry graduated from West Union High School and was employed with John Deere for 34 years. He was also employed with the City of Harpers Ferry for 10 years.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Jeff (Carmen) of Marion; a daughter, Lisa (Tom) DenHartog of Cedar Falls; four grandchildren, Tommy, Mitchell, Amanda and Amber (Mason); and a great-grandson, Jerry “JD”; three brothers, Henry (Diane) Suhr of Las Vegas, NV, Aelvin (Julie) Suhr of Waverly and Melvin (Holly) Suhr of Knoxville; five sisters, Judy (Jim) Hoyt, Anna (Dale) Ungerer and Lois (Jake) Kocher, all of Hawkeye, Marlene (Al) Bradley of Readlyn and Goldie Platte of Brashear, MO; a sister-in-law, Betty Suhr of Bloomer, WI; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by four brothers, William Jr., Marvin, Robert and Louie Suhr; a brother-in-law, Howard Platte; and two sisters-in-law, Peggy Suhr and Janis Suhr.

Jerry enjoyed woodworking, fishing, golfing, playing cards and watching his “Steelers”.  He was a member of the Old East Paint Creek Church, Waterville for 20 years serving as a deacon, trustee and board member.

Condolences may be left at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service, Waterloo assisted the family with arrangements. Memorials may be directed to UnityPoint Hospice and Zion Lutheran Church on Kimball Avenue.

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