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SCHRYVER, Jerry R. 1921-2015


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/16/2016 at 20:33:13

Jerry R. Schryver, 94, of Conrad, IA, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Oakview Nursing Home under the care of Iowa River Hospice, in Conrad. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 12, 2015, at the Conrad United Methodist Church, in Conrad. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at the Conrad United Methodist Church, in Conrad. Interment will be at Conrad Cemetery, in Conrad. Memorials may be directed to Iowa River Hospice. The Conrad Chapel of Anderson Funeral Homes has been entrusted with arrangements.

Jerry Richard Schryver, son of Delos Schryver and Margaret Stout, was born January 18, 1921 in Liscomb, Iowa. He graduated from Gladbrook High School. Jerry served in the Army Air Corps, training pilots to fly. After WWII, he returned to Iowa State University and finished his degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He was married to Wilda Isbell on May 14, 1944 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Three sons were born to them: Rusty, Mark and Matt. Jerry moved to Conrad with his family in December, 1952 and took a job as General Manager of Green Products Company. He purchased Green Products in 1972 and remained active in the business until well after retirement. He lived in Conrad until his death. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Conrad, the American Legion, founding member of the Lions Club in Conrad, and founding member of the Oakwood Golf Course. He served on the school board for Conrad schools, and was actively involved in building the Conrad pool. He will be remembered for his passion for teaching, quick sense of humor, and compassion for all.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 71 years, Wilda; sons - Rusty (Jean), Mark (Denise), and Matt (Kim); grandchildren; Sara Dakin, Jill, Jami Rolston (Henry), Jay (Suzie), Luke (Steffi), and Liz; great grandchildren; Banks, Shelby, Jack, Olivia, Izzie, Jude, and Julia.

--Anderson Funeral Homes (www.andersonfhs.com)


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