Jerry Starks, 67, of Sioux City, Iowa formerly of Wayne, died Friday, June 8, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa.
Memorial graveside services will be held Thursday, June 14 at 11 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. There is no visitation.
Memorials may be directed to the Starks family for later designation.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Jerry Kenneth Starks was born to Alice Irene and Gordon Kenneth Starks on Jan. 20, 1951 in Laurel. He attended Laurel High School. Jerry worked with his father and brothers at Starks Electric and Small Engines in Wayne. He also spent many years at Tyson in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a proud father, brother, uncle and grandfather. He could be found enjoying hunting, fishing, fixing small motors, playing cards, gardening, cooking and canning and bragging about his grandchildren.
Survivors include his daughters, Carrie (Martin) Wortham of Jay, Okla. and Amy (Mike) Kurtz of Nashville, Ill.; 11 grandchildren, Aaron Bstandig, Lex Pinneke, Tiffany Pinneke, Kristina Pinneke, Dustin Pinneke, Alec Kurtz, Madison Kurtz, Lydia Kurtz, Gabriel Kurtz, Emma Kurtz and Penelope Kurtz; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Jack (Trudy Marquart) Starks of Concord; two sisters, Jane Lubberstedt of Denison, Iowa and June Resso of Sioux City, Iowa; eight nieces and nephews, and numerous great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alice and Gordon Starks; brothers, Jule Starks and Johnny Starks, and brother-in-law, Bill Lubberstedt.