Jerry Barker

Born in Toronto, OH
Born on Nov 13, 1945
Departed on Aug 9, 2017

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Jerry Barker of Shellsburg, Iowa passed away unexpectedly August 9 at his home.

Jerry is survived by his wife Janet Handler of Shellsburg and his two sons Robert (Shannon) and Stephen (Christine), both of Houghton, MI.  He was a longtime resident of Shellsburg, and had retired from a rewarding career with the Central Iowa Power Cooperative.  

Jerry loved his family, his friends, his dogs, good music, good food, wild places, and peaceful time on the front porch.  

Memorials may be directed to The Arc East Central Iowa ( or the Catherine McAuley Center (