Gary G. Simmerman

Jan 5, 2020
Simmerman, Gary


10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Locke Funeral Home     


4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Locke Funeral Home


Garden of Memories Cemetery


May be directed to the family     


Gary G. Simmerman, 79, of Waterloo, died Sunday, January 5, 2020, at UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital.

He was born November 6, 1940 in Rogersville, MO, son of Glenn and Susie (Siler) Simmerman.

Gary married Marlene Neelans on April 14, 1964 in Vinton; she preceded him in death on February 15, 2000.

He was a machinist at John Deere for many years until retirement.

Gary was a member of the UAW #838. He enjoyed watching classic westerns on tv, trips to the casino, and woodworking. He loved going on car rides.

Gary is survived by two sons, Ken (Kristi) Simmerman and Ronny Simmerman; daughter, Tammy Gram; son-in-law, Kim Cordes all of Waterloo; eight grandchildren, Amber (Andy) Brauner, Nicole Simmerman, Jessica Simmerman, Brad (Emily) Cordes, Dan Cordes, Eric McLaughlin, Nathan McLaughlin, and Bobbi Jo Gram; and several great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marlene; daughter, Pam Cordes; son, John Meyers; two sisters, Mary Uchtman and Virginia Williams; and brother, Roy Simmerman.

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  1. Joan Meany | Jan 08, 2020

    Ken & Kristi,

    my thoughts for you at this time of loss. Trust that your faith, family, friends and fond memories will comfort your family in the days ahead.

    joan Meany (Wahawk paint studio)

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