January 23, 2013


SEPT. 28, 1942 — JAN. 21, 2013

The Oskaloosa Herald

HEDRICK — Gerritt Lynn Lisk, age 70, of Hedrick, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at his home in Hedrick. 

He was born Sept. 28, 1942, in Oskaloosa, the son of Myerl and Edna Shelton Lisk. He attended Fox Run and White Oak Country Schools, Hedrick School and Martinsburg School. Gerritt was employed at Steve’s Feed Service, Highway 92 Walnut, Zook Auction Service in Highland Center and Hackert’s Wood Products in Richland for the last 18 years.

Gerritt was united in marriage to Marjorie Burtlow in Hedrick on April 1, 1994. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, collecting antiques, listening to music, drinking coffee and Pepsi, attending garage sales, collecting Coke memorabilia, but most of all spending time with his three grandsons and other family members.

He is survived by his wife Marjorie Lisk, of Hedrick; a son, Jim Keasling, of Hedrick; a daughter, Kim (Mark) Weber, of Sigourney; three grandsons, Keaton, Kyle and Karson Weber, all of Sigourney; four sisters, Shirley (Bob) Stock, of Kansas City, Mo., Virginia McCollum, of Dalhart, Texas, Lola Cain, of Lansing, Kan., Becky (Phil) McKinney, of Eddyville, Ky.; four brothers, Keith (Barb) Lisk, of Higbee, Mo., Walt Lisk, of Kansas City, Kan., Lee (Josephine) Lisk, of Kansas City, Kan., and Bruce (Sharon) Lisk Cahill, of Clarinda.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sons; Howard Duane Keasling, and Gerritt Lynn Lisk Jr.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 24, open after 12 p.m. with the family present between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. at the Fremont Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be Friday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. at the Fremont Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Hornback officiating. Burial will be in the Coal Creek Cemetery Southwest of Oskaloosa. Memorials may be made in his name to the Gerritt Lisk Memorial Fund in care of the Fremont Funeral Chapel, Walnut and Main St., Post Office Box 276, Fremont, Iowa 52561.

Fremont Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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