Jerry Laffoon

Jerry Wayne Laffoon

1944 - 2020

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Memorial services for Jerry Laffoon, 75, of Newton, Iowa will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton. The family will greet friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Laffoon, the son of Warren and Margaret Swank Laffoon, was born August 28, 1944 in Newton. He attended the Newton Community Schools until he enlisted in the US Navy, where he acquired his GED. Following his military commitment, Jerry joined the Maytag Company where he worked for 32 years, retiring on July 31, 1997, as Production Scheduler. He then began working for Briarcliff Retirement Center in Altoona, Iowa and Courtyard Estates in Pleasanthill, Iowa. Jerry was united in marriage to Jeryl Ann Castonguay on July 3, 1972 at the Community Reformed Church in Newton. Jerry loved spending time with family and pursuing his interest in photography. Jerry died at home on Sunday morning, February 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Bryan Laffoon, sister Linda Laffoon, step-father Tom Wearmoth, step-mother Marceline Laffoon and in-laws Jerry and Dorothy Castonguay. Those left to honor the memory of Jerry include his wife Jeryl Laffoon of Newton, daughter Emily Laffoon of Newton, four grandchildren Zachariah Laffoon, Kylee Laffoon, Devin Hicks and Madison Handeland, siblings Karen (Larry) Shannon of Newton, Judi (Larry) DeMoss of Altoona, Steve (Jackie) Laffoon of Newton, Jan Wearmoth of Newton and Jayne (Dale) Reynolds of Newton, many nieces and nephews and his companion dogs Zeus and Nikki.
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Thursday
13
February

Visitation with the family

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home & Cremation Services
310 N. 2nd Ave. E.
Newton, Iowa, United States
Thursday
13
February

Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home & Cremation Services
310 N. 2nd Ave. E.
Newton, Iowa, United States