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Jack Douglas Cherry

June 14, 1942 ~ July 3, 2021 (age 79)


Jack was born on Flag Day 1942 in Waterloo, Iowa, the second son

of Lyle L. and Hazel J. Cherry. He graduated from West Waterloo

High School in 1960, and took miscellaneous college courses of interest

to him at Iowa State University and the University of Northern

Iowa. After five years of apprenticeship at John Deere in Waterloo, he

became certified as a Journeyman Foundryman and spent most of his

career there involved in the iron-melting division, retiring at the end

of 1989.


He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister,

Joanne Ellen. He is survived by his wife, Brenda, five daughters, and

his brother, Jim.


The photo shows Jack as an up-and-coming John Deere Tractor authority.

Obviously, awhile back. At Jack’s request, there will be no memorial

service. Interment will be at Salmon, Idaho.

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