Obituaries

Gary G. Simmerman

Jan 5, 2020
Simmerman, Gary

Services:

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

Visitation:

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

Cemetery:

Garden of Memories Cemetery

Memorials:

May be directed to the family     

Biography

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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