1930 — 2021
Gerald L. Stone, 90, of Denver passed away recently due to heart failure. Jerry was born in 1930 to Grace and Lionel Stone in Sioux City, IA. He was a child of the Depression. Some of his first jobs were hoeing corn and butchering hogs. Hard work, delayed gratification and being careful with money were lessons learned. After graduation from East High in 1948 he enrolled in the University of Iowa. There he met the love of his life, the vivacious Vivian I. Seleen. They married in 1953, raised four boys and enjoyed 56 years of marriage. ROTC helped Jerry make it through school on a shoestring budget. He graduated with a BA in General Science in 1953. During his Army service Viv and Jerry were...