At the age of 83, Gerald (Jerry) passed away peacefully on August 21, 2023. Preceded in death by his wife Mary (Passed in April 2023), his parents Clifford and Mary Ann and his brother and sisters: Richard, Carol, Dianne and Joan. Survived by his children Scott (Trish), Janet, and Kerry (Jane) and his grandchildren Louise (Dustin), Kristi (Brian), Sydney and his great grandchildren Frank, Henry, and Mona. Jerry is also survived by his siblings Mary (Rich), Connie (Gary), and Tom (Judy). Jerry was born in 1940 and graduated from White Bear Lake High School. He married his high school sweetheart, Mary. He joined the Navy and was based in Oakland, California. He went on 40+ missions on a transport ship, the General W.A. Mann-Tap 112. Raising a family in White Bear Lake was important to Jerry and Mary. The family cabin in McGregor Minnesota was also an important place for them. Jerry loved hunting and fishing with his boys! He loved the Minnesota Vikings "SKOL!! Go Vikings!!" A memorial service will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at Mueller Memorial-4738 Bald Eagle Ave, White Bear Lake with a visitation from 2 PM until the time of the service. A reception to follow services at Mueller Memorial.
For those who are unable to attend the service with us in person are welcome to join us via live stream posted below.