The Billings Outpost

Gerald Eugene Iverson

Gerald Eugene Iverson, 73, who worked in hardware for most of his life, died Oct. 25, 2012.

He was born June 13, 1939, to Margaret (Henrichs) and Alvin Iverson in Plentywood. His early years were spent on the family farm near Antelope. The family then moved to Plentywood, and he graduated from Plentywood High School in 1957.

He enlisted in the Army and was honorably discharged. He married Norma Barlow on Nov. 12, 1960, in Las Cruces, N.M., and they were later divorced.

He met Judy Mossey on Nov. 18, 1991, and they made their home in Billings.

He had owned a hardware store in Plentywood called Petersen Hardware. He also worked many years at UBC, which later became ProBuild, and continued to work part-time after retirement.

He restored a 1936 Chevy pickup and played golf, helping to build the Plentywood Golf Course, playing with the Shrine Golf Club and shooting a hole-in-one. He rode in the Shrine Black Horse Patrol.

Survivors include three boys, Roland Iverson of Billings, Todd Iverson of Worden and Kendall Iverson of Dickinson, N.D.; stepsons, Brett Mossey of Glendale, Ariz., and Lance Mossey of Spanaway, Wash.; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services were Oct. 30 at Cremation & Funeral Gallery. Visitation was Oct. 29. Services will be held in Plentywood. Arrangements were by Cremation & Funeral Gallery.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital of Spokane, Wash.

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