Jerrie L. Kueny, 80, of Fort Dodge passed away after a brief struggle with cancer on Monday June 9, 2014, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday June 14, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. The visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Jerrie was born in Marshalltown, on Nov. 26, 1933, to Hugo and Helen (Bernatz) Joens. She grew up in Toledo and graduated from Toledo High School. She went on to attend and graduate from the Iowa State Teachers College (UNI). She spent 11 years in elementary education. She married Norman Kueny in 1961. She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. She loved volunteering as a reader at Feelhaver Elementary School and also enjoyed going to garage sales.
Jerrie is survived by her husband Norman T. Kueny; her children Pat (Michele) Kueny of Kansas City, Mo. and Tom (Dawn) Kueny of Iowa City; her grandchildren Samantha Kueny of Minneapolis, Minn., Adam Kueny of Iowa City, and Sean and Clara Kueny of Kansas City, Mo.; her sister Kathryn Ann Wemette of Keokuk. She was preceded in death by her parents Hugo and Helen.
Jerrie L. Kueny
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the family for further donation to local school reading programs.