Funeral services for Gerald “Gary” Hawthorne, age 75 of Perry, will be held on Monday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Perry. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Memorials will be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Perry Lions Club and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent at carrisfuneralhome.com.
He is survived by his wife Janet Kay Hawthorne; children, Debra Heuser, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Patsy Riley, Ankeny, Iowa and Amy Hawthorne, Omaha, Nebraska; 3 granddaughters. His siblings include 3 brothers, Merrill Hawthorne, Lohrville, Iowa, Ron Hawthorne, Poughkeepsie, New York and Darrell Hawthorne, Lohrville, Iowa.