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Jerry Alvey

October 5, 1942 — April 26, 2024

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Jerry Alvey, 81 of Mesa, AZ passed away peacefully on April 26, 2024 at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD. He was born October 5, 1942 in Malden, IL and was the seventh child of nine to Charles and Sue(Girten) Alvey and was raised in Wyanet, IL. Jerry graduated from West Hollywood High School in 1960. 

Jerry met his wife Angie and they were married in Canoga Park, CA in 1962. They moved to St. Paul, MN in 1964 and then to Wyanet, IL in 1969 where he worked construction until their move to Remsen, IA in 1977. While in Remsen Jerry and Angie owned and operated two businesses, Jerry and Angie’s Café and Alvey Construction for twelve years before starting work at Wells Blue Bunny. Jerry retired from Wells in 2007. 

Jerry and Angie traveled during their retirement and settled down in Apache Junction, AZ and then Mesa, AZ. Jerry enjoyed traveling, golfing, fishing, camping, and spending time with friends and family. He will most be remembered for his quick wit and teaching his kids to work with their hands.

He is survived by his sons Scott (Cheryl) of Sioux Falls, SD, David (Alicia) of Henderson, NV, and Damon (Linda) of Vermillion, SD. Grandchildren Chris (Jen) of McKinleyville, CA, Zackery of Austin, TX, and Amanda Sneed of Aubrey, TX, Ashley (Kevin) Donovan of Pierre, SD, and Amber (Zach) Turner of Omaha, NE. Great grandchildren, Charlie and Zola Sneed, Henry, Theodore, and Elijah Donovan, and Grace and Hayden Turner, and sister Mary Sue of Arroyo Grande, CA.

Jerry was preceded in death by Angie, his wife of 56 years, his parents Charles and Sue, brothers Jim, Charles, Joe, Tommy, and Eddie, sisters Evelyn and Nancy, and great grandchild Noella Sneed. 

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