Jerry Faulkner 73, of Webster City, died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Craig Blaufuss officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery with military rites. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center.
Jerry Lee Faulkner, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Erdman Faulkner was born on February 19, 1944 in Webster City. He graduated from Webster City High School in 1962 and attended Webster City Junior College. He served in the United States Air Force from 1965 until 1985, serving two tours in Vietnam. He worked for the City of Webster City as a groundskeeper for Graceland Cemetery. He also owned his own yard maintenance and snow removal business.
Survivors include his sisters, Patricia (Ron) Wilson of Storm Lake, Judy (Wayne) Ross of Sun City West, AZ; nephews, John (Kelly) Behrens of Davenport, IA, Matthew (Tiffany) Wilson of Eden Prairie, MN, Brian (Brianne) Wilson of Algona; nieces, Susan Wilson of Minneapolis, MN, Jennifer (Jeff) Christiansen of Carrollton, TX and many cousins and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother in infancy, Tommy Dewayne Faulkner.
Jerry was a lifelong member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post #191. He took great pride in his yard maintenance for the City of Webster City. He was honored to participate in the Brushy Creek Honor Flight on September 17, 2016. Jerry took great pride in serving his country. He was a hard worker and an avid fan of his "Beloved Hawkeyes." He loved helping others and could always be counted on to be there!
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Uncle Jerry hosting our wedding.
Dear Patty and Judy and family of Jerry's,
Frances told me of the untimely death of Jerry. My sympathy and prayers to each of you during this time of loss. I am certain Jerry will be bless for his service to his country, his family, and community.
I have memories of Jerry and you all at the lovely Thanksgiving meal Betty would fix for us at your house in Webster.
May Jerry Rest in Peace.
Cousin, Margaret (Roe) MIller and Kurt
Judy & Family - The "Thiering Girls" from Blue Grass are holding you and your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
My deepest condolences to Judy and the entire Faulkner family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Diane Bateman Huerta
My sympathy to the entire Faulkner family, especially my dear friend and classmate, Judy. I know how proud Jerry was of his military service and his work. He will be missed by many. Paul Juhl
Its not the size of the dog in a fight its the size of fight in the dog Jerry had the fight Go Hawkeyes Don Koestner
So sorry for you loss! Jerry had a kind heart and wonder heart warming smile!! I will miss seeing him at church! Too soon for him to leave us ...but not our plan it's God's plan! Prayers for your family!!
So sorry....good memories of our time together. To his family I'd like to say "Thank you. Thank you for sharing Jerry. I'm so sorry for your loss."
We have known Jerry for years. Always kind and with a smile on his face. He was always working. Jerry will be missed by alot of us here in Webstercity. God Bless you all.
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