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Gerald William Barber

May 7, 1928 — July 6, 2021

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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Friday, July 9, 2021

10:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Fisch Funeral Home & Monuments

310 Fulton St, Remsen, IA 51050

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.

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