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HANSHAW, Jerry Dean


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 6/8/2010 at 13:03:23

"The Fairfield Ledger", Thursday, June 3, 2010, Page 10

HANSHAW, Jerry Dean -- Jerry Dean HANSHAW, 62, of Salem, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at home.

A service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel in Mount Pleasant, with the Rev. Jim Luder officiating. Burial, with full military rites, will be in Oakland Mills Cemetery.

Visitation began at 2 p.m. today at the memorial chapel, where the family will be present from 5-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jerry Hanshaw Memorial, which will support his children's education.

Online condolences may be left at www.olsonpowell.com.

Mr. HANSHAW was born Feb. 24, 1948, in Fairfield, the son of Albert and Francis Inez PICKERING HANSHAW. He married Lynn HENDERSON Sept. 23, 1989 in Oakland Mills.

Mr. HANSHAW graduated from Fairfield High School and attended Indian Hills Community College for two years. He worked as a policeman in Washington, Iowa, for 10 years and for the past 22 years was manager of the Sirloin Stockade in Mount Pleasant. He retired Jan. 1, 2009.

Mr. HANSHAW enlisted in the United States Army and served in Vietnam with the 61st and 71st Air Defense Artillery.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 58, Salem Masonic Lodge and Moose Lodge 1003 in Mount Pleasant.

Mr. HANSHAW enjoyed fishing, making prime rib, camping, boating and hunting for mushrooms and asparagus. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife; four sons, Jeff HANSHAW and wife Teresa of Wellman, Jerry "J.J." HANSHAW and wife Wendy of Spring Lake, N.C., Anthony HANSHAW of Salem and Joseph HANSHAW of Salem; four daughters, Joan BEAN and husband Russ of Kalona, Julie HANSHAW of Benton, Mo., Melissa HANSHAW of Iowa City and Kayla HANSHAW of Salem; two brothers, Jim HANSHAW of Washington, Iowa, and Eugene HANSHAW of Pleasant Plain; two sisters, Carma PRINGLE of Brighton and Janet CROSBY of Pleasant Plain; and 17 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Gretchen Rae HANSHAW; and one brother, Larry HANSHAW.

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