Jerry L. Evers, 66, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center following a long illness. Services were held May 30 at Teahen Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids by the Rev. Dr. Kay Slocum. Graveside services were held May 31, Stanton Cemetery in Stanton, Nebraska.
Survivors include his wife Ingrid; son Grant (Charity) Evers of Solon and their children Christina Keller and Brady Evers; adopted daughter Carly Hummel of Lawton; mother Jacqueline Lewis of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada; sisters Suzanne Cole of Wichita, Kansas, Connie Rogers of Round Rock, Texas, and Deborah (Brock) Higginbotham of Virden, Manitoba, Canada; step brothers John (Liz) Lewis of Chino, California, and William Lewis of Prince George, British Columbia; step sister Kathy (Robert) Smith of Regina, Saskatchewan; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
His father Clifford, grandparents, step brother Mike Lewis, brothers in law Ron Cole and Arlie Rogers, and a nephew James Judd precede Jerry in death.
Jerry Lowell was born May 12, 1948, in Murdo, South Dakota, the son of Clifford Lowell and Jacqueline Madge Williams Evers. He married Ingrid June Wilke on June 2, 1973, in Columbus, Nebraska Jerry worked at Teleconnect for 10 years and five years as an independent consultant within the telecom industry.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family, Cedar Rapids Metro Youth Football Association, University of Iowa Foundation/UIHC Children’s Hospital, or St. Jude’s Research Hospital.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.teahenfuneralhome.com.