Gerald (Jerry) E. Randleman, passed away on January 13, 2022 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A celebration of life will be held at the historic Randleman House in Carlisle on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 2:00pm. Interment will take place in the Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown. \r\nJerry was born in 1936, the middle child of Gerald and Roxy Randleman and grew up in Carlisle, Iowa. A 1954 graduate of Carlisle High School; he lettered in all sports, drama and music. He played in a band, The Dead Beats and was an accomplished piano player. After graduation from William Penn College, he came back to Carlisle to run the family farm and for years was a member of the town softball team. He served on the Board of the Carlisle Area Historical Society and on the William Penn College, Board of Trustees for many years. \r\nJerry was an avid reader and historian. He loved to travel. \r\nJerry is survived by his wife, Karen (Kay) Randleman; a brother, Ron Randleman of Texas and two daughters, Andrea Randleman of Carlisle and Ellen Eglsaer of Yutan, Nebraska.\r\nJerry was preceded in death by his sister Cheryl Randleman Muskatt.\r\n ++Memorials for Gerald may be directed to the Carlisle Area Historical Society and William Penn University.