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Jerry L. Burch

April 18, 1952 — March 6, 2024

Cherokee, Iowa

Jerry L. Burch

Jerry L. Burch, age 71 of Cherokee, IA, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Unity Point Healthcare in Sioux City, IA. A Celebration of Jerry's Life will take place from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee, IA. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.

Jerry (Gerald) Leslie Burch, son of George and Thelma (Woodard) Burch, was born on April 18, 1952, in Cherokee, IA.  He was a brother to siblings Mary Margaret, Harold, Wayne, Ronnie, Paul, Linda, and Donnie.   He spent his childhood in Cherokee where he graduated from Washington High School in 1970.   

Jerry had several jobs.   He went to work for Cherokee Roofing Service, Winnebago Industries and bartended for some local establishments.   He then owned and operated JB’s Silver Spur.  Jerry worked for MHI and Cusco until retirement.  

Jerry’s prize possession was his backyard swimming pool where he had many gatherings with friends and family.

Jerry passed away on March 6, 2024, at Unity Point Healthcare in Sioux City, IA.  He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Thelma Burch; siblings, Mary Margaret, George Harold Jr, Ronald Lee, and Raymond Paul; and brother-in-law, Bob Berhow.  

Jerry will be lovingly remembered by his siblings, Linda Berhow of Buffalo Center, IA, Wayne (Sheri) Burch of LaVista, NE, Donnie (Marcia) Burch of Cherokee, IA, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends, Casey and David Herwig.  


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Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 23, 2024

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home - Cherokee

216 S. 2nd St., Cherokee, IA 51012

A Celebration of Jerry's Life will take place from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee, IA.

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