Gene Scott

Gene L. Scott, 74, of Waukon, formerly of Lansing, died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Gene was cremated and burial will be held at a later date. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is assisting the family.

Gene Leroy Scott was born April 9, 1946 in Bloomington, WI, the son of Lynn E. and Pearl Agatha (Hoban) Scott. He was baptized and confirmed through the Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien, WI and graduated from Prairie du Chien High School. From 1965-1968, he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. Gene worked as a truck driver for a cheese factory and was also a social worker.

September 24, 2011, Gene married Lois Adell Knickerbocker at the community center in Lansing. A creative guy, Gene loved to draw, build things and do woodworking. He loved both his family and pets dearly.

He is survived by his wife, Lois, of Waukon; his children: Lynn Earl Scott, Debbie (Levon) Vargas, Suzanne (Brian) Barela, Tracey (Larry) Trujillo and Patrick Scott, all of New Mexico; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-granchildren, all of New Mexico; his nieces and nephews: Wally (Chris) Ellefson of Waukon, LaVern (Kim) Timmerman of Lansing, Frank Garrow of Holmen, WI and Jeremy (Melissa) Jones of Cresco; and great-nieces and great-nephews: Kai and Zoey Timmerman, Gabby, Avery and Frankie Garrow, Grace Jones, and Alex, Hannah and Jonathan Harper.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents; his niece, Brenda Harper; and his nephew, Troy Timmerman. Online condolences may be left at

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