Jerilynn "Jeri" Haren
Jerilynn Mae "Jeri" (Pulver) Haren, 79, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home, 520 Wilson Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be from
4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, at the funeral home with additional from 10 a.m. to service time Tuesday. Graveside committal services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, in Evergreen Cemetery in Delhi, Iowa. It is required to utilize masks and to observe social distancing during the visitation and during the funeral service due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jeri was born Nov. 22, 1941, at the family home in Delhi, Iowa, the daughter of John W. and Effie M. (Persson) Pulver. She graduated from Delhi High School in 1959. Jeri married John "Jack" Haren on Nov. 28, 195,9 in Delhi. He passed on Nov. 1, 2007.
Jeri always had a smile on her face and enjoyed visiting with friends and family. Jeri and Jack enjoyed the RV life together until his passing. Together they spent winters in Mission, Texas, as well as Welton, Ariz. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and friends. Jeri enjoyed playing card games and bingo. She also enjoyed many memorable trips after Jack's passing.
Survivors include her children, Dennis Haren, Troy (Julie) Haren and Lorri (Pat) Beatty; grandchildren, Kurtis Haren, Tara Cutler, Kourtney Haren, Ryan Haren, Samantha Beatty, Ian Beatty, Tyler Haren and Justin Haren; one great-grandchild, Aaliyah; siblings, Leroy "Swede" Pulver, Joeann Jarosik and Jackie (Charles) Hempstead; and a brother in-law, Jim Tharp.
Jeri was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; siblings, John Pulver, Olaf "Sonny" Pulver and Jeannette Tharp; and sister in-law, Rita Pulver.
A memorial fund has been established in Jeri's memory.