Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, August 09, 2012
OBITUARY ~ JERRY ALLEN MONDAY
Jerry Allen MONDAY, 64, of Creston, entered rest on Thursday August 2, 2012 at Creston Nursing and Rehab in Creston, Iowa.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 6, at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Flag presentation was by the
Theodore J. Martens Post #1797 of the V.F.W. in Creston. Burial will be at a later date.
Memorials may be directed to
the Park and Recreation Project and the Creston Boys and Girls Little League program. Online condolences may be given at
MONDAY was born on April 25, 1948 in Maryville, MO to Denzil Duane and Doris June (MILLER) MONDAY. He
graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1966, attended Southwestern Community College from 1967-1968, and AIB College in
1969. He was then drafted to the U.S. Army in June of 1969 and sent to Vietnam in November 1969 as a combat medic with the
101st Airborne. He returned to the US in November 1970 and finished his time in Fort Sam Houston, TX, training medics for
Monday received his
Silver and Bronze Star for Valor above and beyond expectations, ending his career as an
E-6. He attended to wounded soldiers shot down in the ground forces, giving medical assistance where needed without fear
or concern for his own safety. He was then honorably discharged.
After returning home he worked at Westinghouse in
Lacyne, KS as a bookkeeper until 1974.
On February 18, 1978, Jerry was united in marriage with Lois Marie McNICHOLS at
the Methodist Church in Creston. To this union one son was born, Taylor Nicholas MONDAY, on June 8, 1980 in Creston.
Jerry retired from the USPS in April of 2010 after 25 years of service. MONDAY worked at Monday Tax Service as a
bookkeeper for 20 years and enjoyed all the client visits. Jerry enjoyed his last two years mowing for Park and Rec for
the city of Creston.
MONDAY accepted Christ at an early age at a church camp in Redding and he was a member of the
United Church of Christ Congregational, Eagles, Elks, American Legion and Crestmoor Golf Club, all in Creston.
cherish his memory are his wife Lois; mother, Doris MONDAY of Redding; three children, Lesha (Jeff) CLARK, Timothy
(Shelly) LEACH, all of Creston and Taylor (Amanda) MONDAY of Iowa City, Iowa; a sister, Teresa (Jack) WILCOX of Grant
City, MO; six grandchildren, Lara (Keith) POST, Jamie (Josh) HORTON, Jenna LEACH and Jordan LEACH (fiancÚ Brandea CLAYTON),
Aiden and Owen MONDAY; two great-grandchildren, Brenton and Jonah POST; special friends Curt and Diana TURNER, numerous
brother and sisterin-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many, many special friends.
MONDAY is preceded
in death by his father, Denzil MONDAY, maternal grandparents Alva and Clella MILLER, and paternal grandparents Andrew and
Lula MONDAY, in-laws, Paul and Gladys McNICHOLS,and one grandson Travis VANDERPLUYM.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2012
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