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Gerald "Gerry" Irwin

July 27, 1943 July 21, 2018
Gerald "Gerry" Irwin
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Obituary for Gerald "Gerry" Irwin

Gerald (Gerry) Irwin, 74 of Adel, passed away Saturday, July 21 peacefully at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, IA surrounded by family.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 26 at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home – McCalley Chapel in Adel with burial at Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter. Family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home – McCalley Chapel in Adel.

Gerry was born July 27, 1943 to Arthur C. Irwin and Evelyn Elizabeth Carlisle in Iowa City. He worked at Cargill in Des Moines for 37 years before retiring in 2005.

He proudly served in the US Army from 1964 to 1970 before being honorably discharged.

Gerry enjoyed many things in life, especially his love for music. He formed many bonds with people that loved music like he did. Bowling was a large part of his life. He continued to sponsor a team, even after he could no longer bowl. He most enjoyed spending time with his great friend, Ryan Moorhead.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Evelyn.

He is survived by his children, Brent (Sandi), Bobbi, Pete (Tami), and Misty; three brothers; three sisters; 14 grandkids; five great grandkids; and a very special friend, Ryan (Whitney) Moorhead.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to one of Gerry’s favorite charities – St. Jude’s, VFW or VA Hospital. Online condolences may be left at www.caldwellparrish.com. Arrangements are being handled by Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home – McCalley Chapel in Adel.


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Visitation

Wednesday

25

Jul

5:00 PM 7/25/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/25/2018 7:00:00 PM
McCalley Chapel

735 South 14th Street
Adel, Iowa 50003

McCalley Chapel
735 South 14th Street Adel 50003 Iowa
United States

Memorial Service

Thursday

26

Jul

11:30 AM 7/26/2018 11:30:00 AM
McCalley Chapel

735 South 14th Street
Adel, Iowa 50003

McCalley Chapel
735 South 14th Street Adel 50003 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Iowa Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

34024 Veterans Memorial Dr
Adel, Iowa 50003

34024 Veterans Memorial Dr Adel 50003 Iowa
United States
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