Jerome “Jerry” Loecke, 67, of Dyersville, formerly of Petersburg, died of cancer on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Regional Medical Center in Manchester. Funeral Services celebrating Jerry’s life were held Sept. 4 at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Petersburg, with Father John O’Connor officiating. Burial was at St. Francis Cemetery in Dyersville, with full military honors afforded by the Dyersville American Legion Post 137.
Jerome Joseph Loecke was born May 27, 1945, in Dyersville, son of Bill and Modesta Loecke. Jerry married Rosemary Clemen on June 14, 1976, at Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Local survivors include his daughter Brenda (Brian) Platz of Solon.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com.
In lieu of gifts or plants, the family request memorials be given to St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Beckman Catholic High School, the Anna Purna Ghosh Cancer Foundation, or the charity of your choice.