Jerald Allen "Jerry" McCalmant
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JERALD "JERRY" ALLEN MCCALMANT Roy, Wash. Jerald "Jerry" Allen McCalmant, of Roy, Wash., and formerly of Marion, Iowa, died at home on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. A celebration of Jerry's life will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on April 28, 2019, at the Red Cedar Lodge at Squaw Creek Park in Marion, Iowa. A private family burial will be held. Jerry is survived by his girlfriend, Diane Addison-Martin; children, Kassidy McCalmant (Caleb Hansen), Allen McCalmant, Aaran McCalmant and Andrew McCalmant; sisters, Judy Kietzman (Bill), Janet Hurst (Ed), Joan McCalmant (Gary Kaplan) and Jayne Lane; father, John McCalmant; four nephews; two nieces; three great-nieces; and seven great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie McCalmant; and his brother, Jay McCalmant. Jerry was born April 18, 1964, at St. Luke's in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After high school, Jerry was a generator mechanic and a diesel mechanic for the U.S. Army. He then spent the rest of his life working as a plumber and in maintenance for many places. At 34, Jerry was blessed with quadruplets, whom he loved more than anything in the world. Some of his favorite activities were fishing, fixing things, building things and playing with his many dogs throughout his life. Jerry also enjoyed taking photos of family, friends and nature. Memorial donations may be given to the family to help with expenses.

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Published in The Gazette on Mar. 29, 2019.
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April 24, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear about Jerry thoughts and prayers are with your family
Janice Miller
March 29, 2019
This has been one of the hardest things to go through. I will try to do my best with our kids....always
Debbie McCalmant
March 29, 2019

Thanks for your service to our country...REST IN PEACE
March 29, 2019
Joan, so sorry to hear your loss ! You are in my thoughts and prayers as you and your family are taking this tough loss ! You are a jewel and your brother I am sure is going to be your guardian angel now ! :) If you need a shoulder, I can be there for you ! HUGS to you ! You are like family all these years that I have known you !

Blessings to you,
Matt Spellman
Matt Spellman
March 29, 2019
I hate that you're gone and our kids will miss out on years of life with you. I will try to do my best. We will miss you.
Debbie McCalmant
March 29, 2019
It is so hard to believe. Your life was too short. It is really rough on the quads.
Nancy Wallander
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