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“Jerry was a very kind and funny man. He was ahead of me in school and he always picking in my Cecil Rieck. We then later became neighbors for...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Colleen Gering (Rieck-Denger) - IA

“Jody and Jason so so sorry to here about your dad . He has been a good friend to me this past year he will be very missed a lot by a great many...Read More »
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“You will truly be missed my friend! Such a nice guy.Would do anything if asked. RIP Buddy. You'll truly be missed. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Julie Gambrall - Sea moines, IA

“So sorry to hear about Jerry. He was such a fun person, we had so many good times ! ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Chris and Becky Strange - Bend, OR

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Jody and your family. I really enjoyed your father when we talked and know that you and your children will miss...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Diana Poffenberger - Altoona, IA

“Jerry was just 'one' goffy guy !! Always making someone laugh - and an all around 'good-ol'boy'!! I'll miss seeing him at the class reunions with his...Read More »
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Jerry Lee Pritchard, 66, of Bondurant, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on July 1, 2017.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 6th at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 – 8:00 p.m., July 5th, also at the funeral home.
Jerry was born May 23, 1951 in Des Moines to Ward and Dorothy Pritchard. He graduated from Bondurant High School in 1969.
Jerry owned his own business for many years and in retirement worked part time at Menards. He lived in Bondurant his entire life and was a member of the Bondurant Men's Club for over 40 years, coached his son, daughter and grandchildren in soccer, and served on the city council and various committees throughout his life. He loved to tell stories and jokes, and no matter how many times he told a story or delivered a joke, he laughed like it was the first time.
He is survived by his daughter Jody (Chris) Crook, son Jason (Melissa) Pritchard, sisters Joan (Richard White) Miller, Jean (Jerry) McCarthy, Lisa (Joe) Frei and seven loving grandchildren. Jerry was a loving father and adored his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, a brother, James Pritchard, and nephew, Connor Frei.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Taylor House Hospice for the loving care and support, as well as all the family and many friends that provided a loving hug, word of comfort, or shoulder to cry on during his final days. Your support and love mean more that you know.