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RIP Jerry

Jerry Lee Story age 65 of Fairfield, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic.

Open visitation will be 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m., Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Behner Funeral Home. Family will not be present.

Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 28, 2020, at Laux Park Family Cemetery, 1185-320th Street, Brighton, Iowa 52540. Please follow the COVID guidelines of wearing masks and social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Hospital or Ronald McDonald House. Cards and memorials may be sent to Kristy Story, 2270 Marigold Blvd., Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Jerry was born June 21, 1955, to Kenneth and Marian (Hammond) Story in Keokuk, IA. He married Kristine Sue Laux on July 25, 1976 in Fairfield, Iowa.

Jerry graduated from Fairfield High School Class of 1973. He was an International Square Dance caller and local business owner. Jerry enjoyed shooting pool and going to the gun range. He was a Green Bay Packers fan and enjoyed watching FOX news.

Jerry used his love of music to honor the Lord by making a Gospel CD "Wings of a Dove". Jerry was known for his sense of humor and his story telling. What he loved most was spending time with his kids and grandkids.

He will be missed by his wife, Kristy of Fairfield; his two sons, Joshua (Esther) Story of Navarre, FL and Jacob (Som) Story of Fairfield; his grandsons, Seth, Luke, and Nathan Story; his two sisters, Jeanie Ludeking of Knoxville, TN and Jane (John) Kurt of Minnesota; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Marian.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.behnerfh.com.

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Come on in and have a look around. Listen to Jerry’s CD’s! Check out his touring schedule! Spend a week with Jerry and Kristy at Pride Resort in Maggie Valley North Carolina!  Scroll down to download all the information on the NEW CALLERLAB “SAVE SQUARE DANCING” initiative.  If you are ready for change we are here to help you.  You can also download Caller Training material and study directly with Jerry.

Contact him at  jerrystory@aol.com

He is always available for private Caller Training & Leadership Seminars

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