Jerry Howard Culbertson

Jun 05, 1944 - Apr 24, 2021

Jerry Howard Culbertson

June 05, 1944 - April 24, 2021


Jerry H. Culbertson, 76, of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at his home.

A memorial service celebrating Jerry's life will be held 11 A.M., Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. The celebration will continue following the service with a gathering of family and friends from 1 to 4 P.M. at the Eagles Club in Maquoketa.

It will be required to utilize face masks and to observe social distancing guidelines during the gathering and services.

Jerry Howard Culbertson was born on June 5, 1944 in Clayton County, Iowa, to Merwin and Dorothy (DeSotel) Culbertson. He attended Dubuque Schools and graduated from Maynard High School in Maynard, Iowa. He married Janice C. Brownell on June 26, 1965, and in March of 1968 he received his Auctioneering Degree from Reisch American School of Auction.

Jerry had farmed in the Springbrook area for several years, worked at the Meinertz Creamery in Preston, raised Percheron Draft Horses, and lastly was employed as a night supervisor for Ralston Purina in Clinton, Iowa.

Those left to honor his memory include his children, Kelly Stratton of DeWitt, IA, Jody (Rod) Livesay of Goose Lake, IA, Sean (Kimberly Brozovich) Culbertson of Coal Valley, IL, and 14 foster boys; sister, Sherry Licht of Peosta, IA; brothers, Donald "Donnie" Culbertson of Dubuque, IA, and Barry Culbertson of Dubuque, IA; 4 grandchildren, Anthony (Katherine) Stratton, Ryan (Alexis) Livesay, Alyssa Livesay, and Tyler Livesay; and 2 great-grandchildren, Elijah Stratton and Mason Livesay. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Mike, and a brother-in-law Dennis Licht.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Jerry H. Culbertson memorial fund has been established.

The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family. Please feel free to call or stop at the funeral home with notes of support or leave words of comfort on the funeral home website at

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Sat, May 8, 2021 at 11:00 am
Carson Celebration of Life Center

318 West Pleasant Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

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Gathering of Family & Friends
Sat, May 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club

1102 East Platt Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

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