Brandon Fredrick Elliott of Yale


A Memorial Service for Brandon F. Elliott was held Thursday, May 21 from 3-7 p.m. at the Jamaica Community Center. Hastings Funeral Home in Perry was in charge of the arrangements.

Brandon Fredrick Elliott, son of Gerri Lynn Elliott Gonzalez, was born April 28, 1981, in the Dallas County Hospital in Perry, Iowa, and died May 15, 2015, at his home in Yale, Iowa, at the age of 34.

Brandon went to school in Perry and graduated from Perry High School in 1996. After high school, he went to Metro Community College in Omaha and studied culinary arts. Brandon worked as a cook at the Hotel Pattee and at the Port in Panora.

On July 12, 2009, Brandon and Desiray Ure were united in marriage.

Brandon enjoyed skateboarding, golfing and music.

Brandon was proceeded in death by his grandfather, Fredrick Mark Elliott; grandmother, Mary Julia Bell Elliott; and great-grandmother, Helen Elliott.

Brandon is survived by his wife, Desiray Elliott of Yale; mother, Gerri Gonzalez of Perry; sisters, Amber (Jason) Houghtaling of Bellevue, Neb., and Baily (Cesar) Hernandez of Perry; nieces and nephews: Hali Houghtaling, Chason Houghtaling, Cali Hernandez, Cole Hernandez and Cloe Hernandez; grandma, Cathy Elliott of Jamaica; aunts, Lisa Elliott of Altoona, Kimberly (Marty) Jappa of Bellevue, Neb., and Kelly (Andy) Smith of Perry; uncle, David Elliott of Jamaica; mother-in-law, Teresa Sue Ure; father-in-law, Joseph Eugen Ure; sisters-in-law, Brittney Nicole Ure and Sabrina Joe Ure; brother-in-law, Michael David Ure; grandparents-in-law, Rillia Rea Mills and David Willard Mills; other relatives; and many friends.

Memorials may be sent to Hastings Funeral Home.


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