Jerald Dutemple Obituary

Jerald  Dutemple
Jerry Dutemple
Jerald Dutemple

January 8, 1952 - August 8, 2008
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Prole, IA
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Jerald "Jerry" Dutemple, 56, died Friday, August 8, 2008 at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa of complications from knee surgery. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Urbandale. Visitation will be from 4 – 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 11 at Iles Funeral Home - Westover Chapel, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service.

Jerry was born in Des Moines, Iowa on January 8, 1952, the son of Al and Helen Jean Dutemple. He graduated from Dowling High School in 1970 and received his accounting degree from Des Moines Area Community College. On June 26, 1976 Jerry was united in marriage to LeLoie Gushee in Aurora, Iowa and had lived in Prole, Iowa since 1979.

Jerry worked in the construction sales business for 20 years and the last eight years in accounting at John Deere Credit in Johnston, Iowa, most recently for their Wind Energy Division. Jerry really loved his work and the people he worked with.

Jerry was a member of the Hawkeye Vizsla Club and helped maintain the field trial grounds. He loved the outdoors, training his Vizslas, gardening, hunting, snowmobiling and horseback riding in the Black Hills. He always had a smile, would help anyone and he loved a good nap.

Jerry is survived by his wife, LeLoie Dutemple of Prole, IA; parents, Al and Helen Jean (Fox) Dutemple of Urbandale; brother, Bill (Ginger) Dutemple of New Virginia, IA; sister, Beth (Jeff) Welch of Clive; nephews, Christopher, Connor and Garrett and niece, Natalie. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gregory.

Memorials may be made to The American Lung Association of Iowa, 2530 – 73rd St. Des Moines, IA 50322 or Warren County Pheasants Forever c/o Brian Herold, 1806 W. 2nd, Indianola, IA 50125


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, August 11, 2008
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Pius X Catholic Church
3663 66th Street
Urbandale, IA US 50322
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
11:00 AM