Jerry Matulef Obituary

Jerry I. Matulef
Jerry I. Matulef
Jerry I. Matulef

February 7, 1931 - December 4, 2014
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Jerry Irving Matulef, 83, passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014 with his family by his side at Ramsey Village in Des Moines. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 7, at Jewish Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Jerry was born on February 7, 1931 in Des Moines, IA, to Eli and Ruth (Mitchnick) Matulef. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and then enlisted with the U.S. Air Force. Jerry was united in marriage to Beverly Lou Bernberg and to this union, two children were born. He will be greatly missed. Everyone who knew Jerry, loved his witty sense of humor and caring heart.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Beverly Matulef; daughter, Marceen Peters; son, Robert (Joann) Matulef; sister, Barbara Galinsky; three grandchildren, Eliece Peters, and Michael and Jonathan Matulef; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family has respectfully requested that any memorial contributions be made to: Tifereth Israel Synagogue or Ramsey Village.





Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Sunday, December 7, 2014
1:00 PM
Graveside Service
Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Sunday, December 7, 2014
1:00 PM


Tifereth Israel Synagogue
924 Polk Boulevard
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Ramsey Village
1611 - 27th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50310