Gerald Headrick 1942-2016
Gerald Roger Headrick, son of Oral and Bertha (Flier) Headrick was born July 5, 1942 in Emmetsburg. He attended school in Curlew. Gerald was born with cerebral palsy, and Oral and Bertha were his caretakers for as long as they were able.
Gerald spent many years at Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon before moving to the Emmetsburg Care Center. Gerald enjoyed taking trips to Camp Sunnyside in Des Moines. He had many friends at Village Northwest and Emmetsburg Care.
On Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, Gerald passed away at the Emmetsburg Care Center. He was 74.
Gerald is survived by his cousins, Carol Fitz of Sioux Falls, SD and her family and Mick Hurlburt of Sturgis, SD. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oral and Bertha.
Services were held Sunday afternoon, Jan. 24, at the United Methodist Church in Mallard. Interment was in Rush Lake Cemetery, Curlew. The Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements.