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Visitation:

Sunday, April 29, 2018
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Celebration of Life
Reception/potluck
Mitchellville Community Center
114 2nd St NE,
Mitchelleville

Service:

Sunday, April 29, 2018
2:00 pm
Celebration of Life
Reception/potluck
Mitchellville Community Center
114 2nd St NE,
Mitchelleville

Disposition:

Cremation
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272

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Jerry L. Britt

Jerry L. Britt passed away from prostate cancer on April 1, 2018, at Taylor House Hospice. He was born October 28, 1937, in Des Moines, to Roscoe and Lorene Britt.

Jerry retired from The Weitz Company after 20 years of service and was a member of Laborers Union Local 177. He enjoyed buying and selling cattle, fishing, and gardening.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Pat; children, Steve (Kathie) Britt and Patty Britt; grandchildren, Brittany Dudley, Lauren Dudley, and Alex Dudley; sister, Annie Sudrock; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Britt and Sharon Jaeger; brother-in-law, Ronnie Dorothy; and a host of other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bill Britt, Tom Britt, Gene Britt and Mike Britt; as well as sisters, Judy Anderson and Patti Dorothy.

There will be a Celebration of Life with a reception/potluck on Sunday April 29, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Mitchellville Community Center, 114 2nd St NE, Mitchelleville.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League in loving memory of Jerry.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.