JERRY DEAN DOOLEY
January 28, 1938
Jerry Dean Dooley was born January 28, 1938 in Eldora Iowa and raised by Gresham (Jack) and Lela Dooley. Jerry graduated from Renwick High School in 1956. Jerry married Mary Gearhart on July 12, 1959 in Eagle Grove Iowa. Jerry was an Eagle Grove Municipal Police Officer for a short time in the early 1960's before he and Mary moved their family to Colorado Springs in 1966. Jerry later remarried to Paula and they lived the rest of his days in Yoder Colorado together. Jerry retired as a Journeymen Machinist from Hewlett Packard and was known for his embellished renditions of stories and his irruptive humor. Jerry enjoyed watching sports, working with his hands and drinking a cold beer. Jerry left this world on February 5th, 2021 after a long battle with dementia. He was preceded in death by his Parents Jack and Lela Dooley, and his sister, Sheila. Jerry is survived by his wife Paula Dooley, his four daughters: Robin, Renee, Wendy and Jackie, Six grandchildren: Tiffany, Sam, Skylar, Shelisa, Andrew and Joshua, and Nine great-grandchildren. Samara, Nick, Autumn, Cheyenne, Trinity,Izabella, Addison, Kale, and Lillian.
Published in The Gazette on Feb. 14, 2021.