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Friday July 9th, 2021
10:00am - 10:00am

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Gerald William Barber

Gerald William Barber, age 93 of Remsen, IA, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. 

There will be a visitation with family present on Friday, July 9, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Burial will follow in the Logan Park Cemetery in Sioux City, IA.  Graveside military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 3328 and American Legion Post 220 of Remsen.  Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

Gerald was born May 7, 1928 to Benjamin & Stella (Baney) Barber at Jackson, NE.  He grew up near Jackson, NE and graduated from South Sioux City Community High School.  He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in January 1946.   

He worked in sales for McKesson Robbins, management for Bellas Hess, before owning small businesses in Texas, Minnesota, and Iowa.   

Gerald owned a boat most of his life and enjoyed fishing.  He was an avid reader, enjoyed classic tenor music, and movie westerns.   

Gerald is survived by his four children:  Marcia “Marcie” (Jeff) Biggerstaff of Sioux City, Mark (Misty) Barber of Big Stone Lake, SD, Mike Barber of Richmond, TX, Dave (Heather) Barber of Westfield, IA; Step-Daughter, Patricia “Trish” (Ron) Wurth of Remsen,IA. Five grandsons: Mac, Dustin and his fiancée, Makenzie, Mike and his wife, Brittany; Darric and his significant other, Alyssa, and Caleb; Two granddaughters:  Jordan and Lauren; Five great grandchildren: Braydon, Natalee, Jett, Brooks, and Nixen.  

He was preceded by, his parents, and his siblings, Charles, Edgar, Clifford, Mary, and Eunice. 

Casket bearers will be Mark Barber, Dustin, Mike, Darric, Caleb and Braydon Wurth.

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One of the nicest men I knew. Always enjoyed visiting with him.

Annette Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Heartwarming Thoughts Boston Fern was purchased for the family of Gerald William Barber by Mike, Brittany & Jett Wurth.

Mike, Brittany & Jett Wurth Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ Fisch Funeral Home & Monuments

A Memorial Tree was planted for Gerald William Barber Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM