OTTUMWA — Jerome D. Pregon, 76, of 1707 W. Fifth St., died at 8:30 a.m. May 17, 2013 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
He was born March 17, 1937 in Ottumwa to Frank and Bertha L. Forbes Pregon.
A graduate of Ottumwa High School, he served in the Army. He had worked for John Morrell and Company and John Deere Ottumwa Works.
Surviving is a son, Troy Pregon of Ottumwa; a daughter, Jodie Howser of Granbury, Texas; a step-son, Chris Summers of Broomfield, Colo.; seven grandchildren; a brother, Gary (Karen) Pregon of Ottumwa; two sisters, Theresa (Bill) Griffiths and Judy Wilson, both of Ottumwa.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ed Pregon.
His body has been cremated and no services are planned.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society, P.O. Box 1149 Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.