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Garry Schritter

July 27, 1944 — February 24, 2023

Aberdeen

Garry Jacob Schritter, 78, of Aberdeen, our father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, hardest worker, baker and chocolate chip cookie maker, and friend too many, left this earth to be reunited with our heavenly father, surrounded by family and friends on February 24, 2023.  Garry was born to Jake and Esther Elfreida (Schmidt) Schritter on July 27, 1944, in American Falls Idaho.  Garry was the third of four children, Betty, Janet, and Dennis.  He grew up on his parents’ farm north of Aberdeen.  Garry graduated from Aberdeen high school class of 1962 and went onto one semester at ISU for drafting and designing.

Garry married Sherry Lee Palmer March 28, 1964.  They raised five children on the family farm that he grew up on.  They shared 55 years of marriage until, 2019, then Garry moved into town for the remainder of his life.

Garry leaves a legacy of hard work, honesty, generosity, pure grit, always doing good deeds, delicious family meals, his love for baking, and his passion for gardening.  He will be remembered and missed by all who knew him and many more.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jake, Schritter; mother, Esther, Schritter; sisters, Betty Parrish and Janet Jackman; and one brother, Dennis Schritter.  He is survived by his children Bud (Debbie) Schritter, Lance (Heidi) Schritter, Destry (Stephanie) Schritter, Kristin Schritter, and Jenna Schritter, and by his grandchildren Brandon, Aaron, McKenna, Rhett, Stesha, Tyler, Dexton, Courtnee, Lexi, Boe, Hanna, Guy, Ellie Mae, Jordan, and Jessica.

A viewing will be from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. on Thursday March 2 at Davis-Rose Mortuary in American Falls.  Another viewing will be from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. on Friday March 3 at The First Mennonite Church in Aberdeen.  The funeral will follow beginning at 11:00 a.m.

To order flowers, or to share condolences, memories, and photos, please visit DavisRoseMortuary.com.  The service will be streamed live; click the link below to participate (the video will begin approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the service):  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85974058225.  For those who cannot make the service, please join us in spirit and prayers.
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