Iowa City - Gerald (Jake) Hugh Hemphill, died of natural causes on June 25th, 2021. Jake was born on July 26th, 1931 in Marshalltown, Iowa. His parents were Floyd and Mary (Polak) Hemphill. His siblings included Ed, Kate, and David. David is the only surviving sibling. Jake married Evelyn Joanne Hauser on October 2nd, 1955 and had one son, John Hugh Hemphill. John and his wife Lorie have three sons; Chad, Chase, and Curt. Jake was looking forward to the birth of his first Great grandson in October. He enjoyed spending time with his grandsons. A simple cremation has been arranged for Jake. Memories and condolences can be left on his full obituary at www.gayandciha.com
Published by the Iowa City Press-Citizen from Jun. 28 to Jun. 29, 2021.