Jerry D. Tiedt, 75, of Denver, formerly of Tripoli, died Monday, January 19, 2015 at his home after a lengthy illness.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 24, 2015, at St. Paul Lutheran Congregation Church in Tripoli, Iowa with Rev. John E. Block officiating. A visitation will take place from 9:00-11:00 Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the church. Burial will follow at Fremont Cemetery, rural Tripoli. Memorials may be made in his name to St. Paul Lutheran Congregation Church. Rettig Funeral Home in Tripoli is assisting the family.
Jerry Dean Tiedt son of Clarence and Evelyn (Marvets) Tiedt, was born July 30, 1939, in Readlyn, Iowa. He was baptized on January 12, 1940, at First Lutheran Church in Waterloo. He was confirmed on June 27, 1954, at First Lutheran Church in Waterloo. Jerry graduated from Orange Township High School.
Jerry worked for twenty years as a driver with Greyhound. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Congregation in Tripoli. He loved playing solitaire, but most of all enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Jerry is survived by six children, Doug (Gloria) Tiedt of St. Paul, Minnesota, Danny Tiedt of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Joel (Aimee) Tiedt of Hanover, Minnesota, Laura (Jason) Kozmenski of British Columbia, Canada, Theresa (Colin) Hill of Vancouver, Washington, and Kathy (Kirk) Haan of Denver, Iowa; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Ardith (Roger) Grosse of St. Paul, Minnesota; and one aunt, Darlene Tiedt of Readlyn.
In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by one son in infancy, Bruce; and one brother, Wallace Aegerter.