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Gerry Dean New

January 26, 1935 ~ January 22, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Gerry passed away after a short diagnosis of cancer in Parker, Colorado on January 22, 2023 at the age of 87. Gerry was born January 1935 in Norcatur, Kansas. He lived on his parent’s farm. His family moved to Hood River Oregon for a few years of his childhood, then moved back to the Norcatur farm. He graduated from Norcatur High School in 1954. He married in January 1956. He worked as parts manager for Bennett Motors before moving to the farm in Devises, Kansas. He farmed and raised cattle for nine years. In 1968 he moved his family to Littleton Colorado. His two children, Alan and Cindy graduated school in Littleton, CO.  He was a Ford parts manager and owned/managed a number of businesses, from three auto parts stores, to a line detection company. He enjoyed camping, fishing, boating and waterskiing. In 2005 Gerry and his wife Devonna retired in Norcatur Kansas.

Predeceased by his loving wife, Devonna, of 57 years. His parents, Gerald and Helen, brother Doug, sister-in-law Carol, and in-laws Victor and Margaret.

Lovingly remembered by his son, Alan (Julie), Daughter Cindy (Chuck) Grandchildren: Amber (Stephen), Holly (Mark), Lynnsie (Kevin), Zachary (Kristen), Dustin, Ashlea (Michael) and Chelsea (Khol). Great-grandchildren: Kaitlynn, Kamryn, Justin, Ty, Brooklyn, Natalie, Eli, Easton, Nellie, Addie, Evie, Quentin, Isabella, Brady, Cooper, Ellie, Maren and Cal. His brothers John (Linda), sister-in-law (Linda), Stan (Dorothy), and Barry (Sherian) along with several nieces and nephews.

Headstone will be in the Norton, KS cemetery.

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