Gerald Richard Sharon, age 79 of Talmage died Sept. 22, 2017, at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha.  
Gerald was born Nov. 23, 1937, in Menlo, Iowa, the son of Ray and Rosa (Siedelman) Sharon.  He was raised on a farm near Menlo and was stationed in Germany while serving in the U.S. Army.  
Gerald married Nancy Yohe in 1961 and they enjoyed 56 wonderful years together.  
Gerald worked as a laborer in a grocery warehouse prior to his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ilene Jackson; brothers, Earl, Bernard, Marvin and Samuel.  
Survivors include his wife Nancy of Talmage; daughters, Elizabeth Hotchkiss and husband Don of Murray and Janice Leslie and husband Kevin of Paola, Kan.; grandchildren, Holly Cook, Katherine Hungerford and husband Dylan, Gregory Leslie; great grandson, Ian Hungerford; sisters, Beulah Ezell, Mildred Kimbro, Dorothy Egger and Wilma Nicholas; brothers, Wayne and Howard; many other relatives and friends.
There will be no viewing or visitations and graveside services will be held later at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.marshallfuneral.com.  
Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.