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“Carol and family, Just heard of Jerry's passing today. Still in shock as I am sure you are too. He always had a very warm smile when ever I saw him....Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Dan and Jeannie Riddle - Montrose, IA

“Carol, I am so sorry for your loss. I know your husband is so dear to you. God will give you strength. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Brown - Burlington, IA

“Jerry was a wonderful man. You have our heart felt condolences and prayers for the family. My fondest memory is visiting with Isaac and Jennifer...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: John C Robinson - Westerville, OH

“I always enjoyed talking with Jerry at family gatherings, and hearing about his motorcycle stories. My sincere condolences to Carol and the rest of...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Doug Eckermann - Urbandale, IA

“Jerry was definitely one of the good guys! He will be missed. Carol, I wish you & your children peace & comfort, courage to face the days ahead and...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Jeanette Yeggy - Davenport, IA

“My condolences and my thoughts are with you. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Rhonda Kitchen - Greensboro, NC

“Hello, Carol and family, While I am saddened by Jerry's sudden death, I an only imagine how you must be feeling. Yet, I keep thinking. "Atta boy,...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Lorene Jacobsmeier Ellerhoff - IA

“Our prayers & thoughts are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Ed & Barbara Burford - IL

“Blessed are they that mourn, they will be comforted. May your family be wrapped in comfort during this season. He was always there forvour family...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Angelyn Reinbold - WARRENTON, VA

“My deepest sympathies to you and your family. Prayers for comfort and peace to you, too. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Janet

“Even though we have not lived in Iowa for quite some time we have so many past happy memories of time shared with Jerry, Carol & the kids. He was...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Hal & Betty Montgomery - FL

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Dianna Fedler Graham - Hot spgs, AR

“My deepest sympathies to Carol, Jason, Marcus and Angie. It's been many years since we lived next to you. I've so enjoyed seeing pictures of the...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Marty Fisher - Auburn, WA

“Words, however kind, can't mend your heartache, but those who care for you share your grief and wish you comfort and peace of mind. To you and all of...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: JIm and Marianne Hanshaw - IA

“My deepest sympathy for your lost Carol. Please accept my prayers for you and family. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Ron Luegering - Chandler, AZ

“Carol, Jason, Marcus, Angie & Families, Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Jeana West - Marion, IA

“May your memories help you through this difficult time. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Sandy Fedler

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Fedler family. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Jeff & Amy Soltys - Milan, TN


Gerald Thomas Fedler, 67, of West Point, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at his home.

Born November 11, 1948 the son of Carl Gustav and Mary Louise (Menke) Fedler. On June 1, 1968 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Madison he married Carol Ann Hall.

Those left to honor his memory are his wife Carol. Two sons: Jason (wife Michelle) Fedler of Kernersville, North Carolina, Marcus (wife Heather) Fedler of Ainsworth, Iowa. One daughter Angie (husband Allen) Alcorn of Waterloo, Iowa. Four grandsons: Garrett Fedler, Grayson Fedler, Dylan Alcorn and Jesse Alcorn. Two sisters: Nadine Fedler-Cuccia, Jr. of Sacramento, California, Mary Rose Fedler of Fort Madison, Iowa. One brother Denie Fedler of Arizona. Sisters-in-law: Carole Devenney of Niles, Michigan, Sandy Fedler of Tipton, Iowa, Carleen Fedler-Mayer and Susan Fedler-Becker both of Fort Madison, Iowa, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers: Michael, Danny Joe and Melvin.

He was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point. He served his carpenter apprenticeship with Carpenters Union #440. He was a carpenter, state certified welder…his own mechanic, plumber and electrician. He took second place out of sixteen in the Carpenters Union Competition in Sioux City, Iowa. Jerry loved his family above all, his close friends and attending his grandson's sporting and school activities. He farmed all of his life, eventually buying his father's farm. Jerry loved all animals, including his cows, dog Sadie and cat Lucky. He enjoyed target practice, Harley riding, traveling in the United States, carpentry, welding, watching westerns and sports, and napping in his recliner.

Friends may call after 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point where there will be a parish rosary recited at 3:00 p.m. The family will meet with friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. A Christian Wake Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

A celebration of his life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point with Fr. Dennis Hoffman as Celebrant. 

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in West Point.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the West Point Fire and Rescue or the Great River Honor Flight.

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