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Obituaries

Obituaries

Jerry LeRoy 'Jerr-Bear' House 1939 - 2005

Graveside services for Jerry LeRoy "Jerr-Bear" House, 66, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Mr. House died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at his home.He was born April 22, 1939, in Lawrence, the son of Roy Albert and Elizabeth Emmeline Johnson House. He graduated from Lawrence High School and attended trade school.Mr. House served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for the Lawrence Bus Co. as a driver and mechanic. He later worked as a heavy equipment operator. He also worked as a pipe fitter for Kansas University and retired in 2004. He was a member of the Wheelsport Motorcycle Club.Survivors include his mother, Lawrence; and a sister, Janet Nelson, Everett, Wash.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, where the family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association, sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.