David J. "Jerry" Price

Mar 16, 2020
Price, David Jerry


**UPDATE** Inurnment to take place at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 24 at Union Mound Cemetery, with a celebration of life to follow at St. John Lutheran Church, both in Sumner. 



Inurnment in Union Mound Cemetery, Sumner.


May be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice Home.


     David J. "Jerry" Price, 76, of Waterloo, died Monday, March 16, 2020 at Cedar Valley Hospice Home.
     He was born February 2, 1944, in Independence, son of Dorothy (Sattizahn) Price. Jerry graduated from Independence Jefferson High School in 1964.
David married Linda Walton; they later divorced. He married Susan Roberts November 20, 1976 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sumner.
      David worked for Wilson's Packing Co. in Cedar Rapids for some years. He worked in the foundry and retired from Engine Works after 30 years at John Deere in 1994.
He was a member of the Turkey Long Rifle Association and enjoyed participating in their rendezvous. David was a den leader for Boy Scouts of America for many years. He was a past member of the Siloam Lodge #222 A.F. & A.M in Jesup, UAW local #838, and the CB Radio Association.
     David is survived by his wife; four daughters, Joann Price of Raymond, Teresa (Adam Blanchard) Price of Waterloo‚ Barbara (Casey) Platt of Waterloo‚ and Dawn Daniel of Arizona; two sons, John (Elynn) Price of Denver‚ CO, Jason Price of Arizona; eight grandchildren, Jessica, Jenna, and Jacob Drahos, Mia and Benson Price, and Keegan, Emma, and Olivia Platt; four sisters, Betty Donnan of Independence‚ Jean (Jim) Brockling of Independence‚ Mary (Jim) Fillinger of Independence, and Linda (Paul) Lee of Brandon; one brother, Robert "Bob" (Sandra) Price of Waterloo; and many nieces and nephews.
     He is preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Jim Donnan; and nephew, Kenny Brockling.

     Jerry enjoyed making jewelry and his own fishing lures. He enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing. He also enjoyed his grandchildren and going to their events. He enjoyed whiskey sour. He loved animals and will be dearly missed by his cat, Pumpkin. 

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  1. Diana (Brockling) Christiansen | Mar 19, 2020
    I’m remembering family camping when we were little and the epic keep-away battles in the River at the campground.  Uncle Dave was always sneaky in that game.  I hope he and Kenny can make up some tricks together to fools us all when we met again. 
  2. Rachel Price Baker | Mar 17, 2020
    Remembering Uncle Jerry and wishing you all comfort. Prayers from Germany. Love, Rachel, John, Colin, and Logan Baker. 

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