Obituary: Gerald Neff


Visitation for Gerald J. “Jerry” Neff Sr., 85, of Eldridge, was held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, at the Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. A private family funeral service will be held. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery.

Mr. Neff died Thursday, July 23, 2020, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Gerald Neff was born July 8, 1935, in Davenport, the son of Jacob and Marguerite (Niemeyer) Neff.

He married Barbara Carstensen on Nov. 13, 1954, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Davenport.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Gerald (Tammy) Neff Jr., Eldridge; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson.

Memorials may be made to the Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department or to St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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