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Jerrie Savery

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Jerrie Lee Savery, 86, of Carroll, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.

Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 9, at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll with Father Timothy Schott officiating. Casket bearers will be Jerrieā€™s grandchildren. Burial will be at Carroll City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. Friday at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials for Animal Rescue of Carroll and may be left with the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for the family at

Jerrie was born on May 16, 1934, in Harlan, Iowa, and was the daughter of Oliver and Bernice (Olsen) Nelson. She grew up in Harlan and graduated from Harlan High School. She was married to James Savery on Nov. 2, 1952, in Denison, Iowa. The couple lived in Denison where Jerrie and Jim worked at the Savery Candy Kitchen. In the fall of 1973 the Saverys moved to Carroll where Jim worked for Metz Baking Company and Jerrie was a homemaker. She enjoyed collecting antiques, and gardening. She loved her many pets. Jerrie also cherished the times she spent with her family at their lake home on Twin Lakes.

Jerrie is survived by her husband: James Savery of Carroll; daughter: Sue Scharfenkamp (Jeff) of Carroll; son: Jay Savery of Fort Dodge; six grandchildren: Kate Fisher, Cale Scharfenkamp, Eli Scharfenkamp, Samantha Harvey (Jordan), Paige Savery and Cole Savery; great-grandson Luka Galloway; two brothers-in-law: George Savery (Donna) of Fort Dodge and Rich Savery of Pella; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Oliver and Bernice Nelson; her in-laws: Arthur and Pearl Savery; her brother: Bill Nelson (Marilyn); and in-laws Maxine Gregorson (Dick), Nancy Butler (Harry), Arthur Savery (Lenora), La Donna Savery and Mari Savery.

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