Jerry Dean Hillegas, 60, died unexpectedly at his home in Everly, Iowa on May 19, 2020. He was born Jan 12, 1960, in Spencer, Iowa to Harlin and Karen (Jordan) Hillegas. Jerry was an Everly Cattlefeeder K-12, Class of 1978, active in band and choir. Jerry retired from the Navy with 20 years of enlisted service. Genealogy, Comic Books and Bingo were his passions.
Jerry was preceded in death by both parents, an infant brother and an infant niece. Jerry is survived by his siblings, Kathy Hillegas of CA, Terry and Pam Hillegas of FL, James and Jo (Hillegas) Skelton of MO and Pat and Sharon (Hillegas) Bennet of NE, three aunts, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Burial will be at a Veteran’s Cemetery at a later date. Memories or condolences may be posted on the Spencer Warner Funeral Home website. Family requests memorials be made to: Everly Historical Museum, Everly City Hall, Everly, IA 51338.
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