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Rex Gingerich

Rex Eugene Gingerich, 79 of Ainsworth, died Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Iowa City Rehab and Health Care Center.

Funeral Services have been set for 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington. Following services his body will be cremated. Family visitation will be from 4-8:00 PM Tuesday evening at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers a general memorial has been established in the name of Rex Eugene Gingerich.

Rex was born May 20, 1934 in rural Johnson Co., Iowa the son of Howard and Bessie (Manning) Gingerich. He was united in marriage to Cherie Leyden in Washington, August 19, 1954, they later divorced.

He was employed as a Milkman in Washington, logger in Idaho, drove a Greyhound Bus, worked at John Deere in Moline and was also a truck driver/mechanic. He enjoyed woodworking and clocks.

Survivors include children, David Gingerich of Ainsworth, Daniel Gingerich and wife Carmen of Aledo, IL, Linda Bowman and husband Herb of West Branch, IA, Donald Gingerich of Lebanon, OH, John Gingerich and wife Lorena of West Branch, IA, Debra Gingerich of Deep River, IA and Dennis Gingerich of West Branch, IA; sisters Donna Jean Gingerich Fischer and husband Kenny of Winfield, IA and Bea Gardner and husband Don of Mesa, AZ; 29 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Jasmin Gold Gingerich.

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very sorry for the loss of a good man

richard wilbur Sep 11 2013 12:00 AM

To the whole Gingerich family, I am so sorry to hear about your dad.I still remember all the fun times we had when you lived in the big house by Downey.I hope you take comfort in knowing he is at peace now.You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Kim (Clifford) Walton Sep 10 2013 12:00 AM

Our deepest smypathy on the passing of your Dad. We will keep the Gingerich family in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

Jay Bennett Family Sep 10 2013 12:00 AM

INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was sent by the P.With deepest sympathy for the Gingerich family from the Global P&G Warehousing Team

Sarah Falck Sep 10 2013 12:00 AM

Cowboy so sorry for your loss. Rex was one of the greatest people I have ever known! Had many of fun times with him

Tim Stegall Sep 9 2013 12:00 AM

We're sorry to hear of Rex's passing. He was a good person and we feel fortunate to have him in our lives.

John and Deedee Wombacher and family Sep 9 2013 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss.Rex was a great man who touched a lot of people's lives.

Robin Lynch Sep 9 2013 12:00 AM

My sincerest condolence's being sent to the entire family.May you find strength and peace with all the wonderful memories you hold of your father, and grandfather.You are in my thoughts and prayers... God Bless.

Mary Glaspey Wallace Sep 9 2013 12:00 AM

On behalf of the staff at Iowa City Rehab and Health Care Center we want to extend our thoughts and prayers to the family.

Debbie Rosenthal Sep 9 2013 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for all of you.We will remember Rex as a very fun, vibrant, active man.

Rodger and Sue Cline Sep 9 2013 12:00 AM

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