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“Jerry and I were so saddened to hear of your loss. We are currently in FL for the winter. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family....Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Jerry and Linda Beck - friends

“Myrna, Curt, Doug, Eric and families Our thoughts are with all of you. We lost a good friend. Enjoyed working with Mac at the plant all those years...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Dale & Marilyn Fincher - IA

“Condolences from the Scancella family. He will be missed ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Scancella - wuchita, KS

“My deepest condolences to the McVey family. I really enjoyed playing cards and talking to Gerald when they were visiting Eric and Dee. We thought...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Julie Stammer - Ames, IA - Friend

“To the McVey family our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Steve and Mary Beth Hanlin - Ames, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the McVey family as they celebrate the life of a great man, husband, father, and grandfather. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Mike Mabeus - Coal Valley, IL

“Condolences to one and all . Memory's of Myrna and Gerald and the boys at Christmas and Grandpa Gene and Grandma Doris . holding on to the memories...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Rebecca McVey - Fort Madison, IA

“Myrna, Curt, Jackie, Maddy and Andy McVey and Family. Our deepest sympathies are with you all at this very difficult time. We send our thoughts and...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Sonya and Bill Kester - IA

“Myrna, Curt, and family Thoughts and prayers for you during this sad time. We always enjoyed our chicken dinners together. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Larry & Margaret Bye

“Our family would like to tell you and your family we were so sorry to hear of Gerald's passing. We really enjoyed talking to him and playing card and...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Eleanor Moore - Louisiana, MO

“Myrna, Just wanted you and your family to know you're in our thoughts and prayers. We saw him last at Dolly's birthday party. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Bonnie Boltz - Lancaster, MO

“I am sorry for the loss. Uncle Gerald was a great guy and always made you feel welcomed. We love you and hope you are all okay. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Shannon Morris and Hailey Jackson - AR

“Myrna and family, I am so sorry to learn of Gerald's death. I knew his time was limited, yet it's still a loss for you. My mom has always spoken...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Ann (Stuekerjuergen) Garmager - IA

“So sorry to hear this we had a lot of years working togeather. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Roger and Levonda Sparrow - TX

“So sorry to hear this. My sincerest condolences. I have a lot of memories working with Gerald at the plant, and always looked forward to seeing him...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Chris Kavallieros - Ft. Madison, IA


Gerald Lee "Mick" McVey, 80, of West Point, Iowa passed away at 12:14 a.m., Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington, Iowa.

Born September 5, 1934 in West Point, Iowa, the son of Ivan and Vera (Lamm) McVey. On November 26, 1960 he married Myrna Harper in Fort Madison, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife Myrna of West Point, three sons Curtis (Jackie) McVey of West Point, Douglas (Michelle) McVey of Oak Harbor, Washington and Eric (Dee) McVey of Blandford, Massachusettes, six grandchildren: Alex, Josh, Andy, Jeremy, Natalie and Maddy McVey, brother-in-law Richard Hatch of Hillsboro, sister-in-law Dorothy McVey of Conway, Arkansas and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Shirley Hatch of Hillsboro, two brothers Paul McVey of Burlington and Giles McVey of Russelville, Arkansas.

Mick was a graduate of Denmark High School. He served as an Army Engineer during the Korean War. He worked as a farmer, welder and mechanic and retired from Dial Corp. Mick was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the West Point American Legion Holtz-Geers Post #668. He was very handy and could fix anything. Mick enjoyed working on old cars, woodworking, yardwork and travelling. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren and attending their activities.

Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 13, 2015 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point where the family will meet with friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. that evening.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point with Father Dennis Hoffman officiating.

Burial will be at the Calvary Cemetery in West Point with full military rites presented by the West Point Holtz-Geers American Legion Post #668.

Memorials may be made in his memory to the West Point American Legion Building Fund.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com. The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point is assisting the family with the arrangements.