Gerald "Jerry" S. Noah
West Des Moines
Gerald S. Noah, 80, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Sunset Cemetery, 7601 Fleur Drive in Des Moines.
Jerry was born May 10, 1933 to Vera (Crozier) and George Noah in Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Lincoln High School and served in the US Army during the Korean War
. Jerry spent his career as a PBX Technician for Northwestern Bell. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and gardening.
He is survived by his children, Jeri (Kevin) McGinnis and Liz Sullivan; grandchildren, Spencer (Rebekah) McGinnis, Maggie (John) McCecil, Tabitha (Bob) Payton, Abbie (Joe Carter) Sullivan, Nikki Sullivan; five great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister, Vicki (Karl) Schlenker; sisters-in-law, Charlotte Herrmann, Rosie (Bill) Schwab, and Patty (Jim) Bullard; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and wonderful neighbors. Jerry was preceded in death by his wife, Billie the love of his life and best friend since they were five years old.
The family wishes to thank the loving care team at Mercy Hospice Johnston for their support and friendship.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Mercy Hospice in Johnston or to the Animal Rescue League. Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com