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Gerald "Jerry" Wayne Higbee

September 10, 1930 October 18, 2018
Gerald   "Jerry" Wayne Higbee
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Gerald “Jerry” Wayne Higbee, 88 of Lake Mills, IA died Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Muse Norris Hospice Unit in Mason City, IA.

Jerry’s family will greet friends from 1-3 PM, Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Mittelstadt Funeral Home, 902 East Main Street, Lake Mills, IA 50450, with a Memorial Service at 3 PM with Pastor Rob Lanphere officiating.

Private family inurnment will take place in Graceland Cemetery in Buffalo Center, IA.

Gerald “Jerry” Wayne Higbee was born September 10, 1930 in Brown Valley, MN, the son of Rowland and Rennie (Frericks) Higbee. Jerry graduated from East High School in Rockford, IL.

On August 11, 1951, Jerry was united in marriage to Shirley Heitland in the Congregational Church Parsonage in Buffalo Center, IA, by Rev. John Engels.

Jerry was good at everything! He was an avid pool player, bowler, fisherman, and excellent dancer. He loved playing golf; he started caddying at age 12. One of his early jobs was working in a dental lab in Rockford, IL. For the last 41 years, Jerry worked as a Petro Salesman for Midland Coop, now known as Cenex.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife Shirley; daughter Cheri (Daryl) Groe, all of Lake Mills, IA; son Steve Higbee of Albert Lea, MN; daughter Tammy (John) Housel of Denton, TX; son Thomas (Jeri) Higbee of Mason City, IA; three grandchildren, Jeff (Kelly) Groe, Jodi (Luke) Ouverson, Sean Higbee; four great-grandchildren, Evan Ouverson, Sam Ouverson, Ella Ouverson, and Alex Groe; along with many other niece, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Jim, and one sister Lois (Chuck) Runyard.


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Visitation

Sunday

21

Oct

1:00 PM 10/21/2018 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 10/21/2018 3:00:00 PM
Mittelstadt Funeral Home

902 East Main Street
Lake MIlls, Iowa 50450

Mittelstadt Funeral Home
902 East Main Street Lake MIlls 50450 Iowa
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

21

Oct

3:00 PM 10/21/2018 3:00:00 PM
Mittelstadt Funeral Home

902 East Main Street
Lake MIlls, Iowa 50450

Mittelstadt Funeral Home
902 East Main Street Lake MIlls 50450 Iowa
United States
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