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Visitation:

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Hope Lutheran Church
3857 E 42nd Street
Des Moines

Service:

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
11:00 am
Hope Lutheran Church
3857 E 42nd Street
Des Moines

Disposition:

Cremation
Resthaven Cemetery
West Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Gerald "Jerry" Elliott

Gerald Elliott, age 84, passed away on March 2, 2018 surrounded by his family at his home. Jerry was born on July 18, 1933 in Des Moines, Iowa to Wayne and Edith (Wallace) Elliott, Sr.

Jerry proudly served his country in the Unites States Air Force. He worked for Meredith Publishing Company for 43 years, and served as their Secretary Treasurer of the Union. He loved spending time with his family, when his kids where younger he spent countless hours coaching their sports! Summers where spent traveling on family vacations. That love of travel followed him into retirement where Molly and Jerry traveled to Texas for the winters.

He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Molly; children, Michael (Eydie Fitzgerald) Elliott, Andy (Mary) Elliott, Erin (Tom) Douglas, and Betty Elliott; grandchildren, Molly, Morgan, Adam, Darby, Libby, Ava, Josh, Amy, and Ashley; five great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and many dear friends.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Bill, Dale, Dick Elliott, and Phyllis Daniels; and granddaughter, Allison Elliott.

Services will be held Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with a visitation one hour prior at Hope Lutheran Church, 3857 E 42nd St, Des Moines, IA. Burial will take place at a later date at Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines, Iowa.

Memorials may be directed to the family in loving memory of Jerry.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com