May 14, 2017
Died May 14, 2017
Preceded in death by parents, John and Gertrude; husband of 65 years, Tom; son, Ronald; brother, Jack and sister, Margaret. Beloved mother of Rob (Candy), Diane (Bud), Gary (Kate), Jeff (Deb), Patrick (Julie) and Kathy (Dave); daughter-in-law, Shirley (Bill); 16 grandchildren, David (Stacia), Nickie (Scott), Michelle (Jimmy), Jason, Eric (Keshia), Brian, Cheryl (Sean), Paul (Andrea), Tim, Jennie (Chris), Cindy, Joe, Kevin (Amber), Colleen (Sam), Alex and Taylor; 13 great-grandchildren, Sydney, Amanda (Kiel), Elijah, Skyler, Tyler, Andrew, Jaylon, Lauren, Dylan, Logan, Calli, Ellianna and Bennett; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Noah and Owen; sisters, Patti Manning, Virginia Tima and Sharon Lessley. Gerry loved her family and took great joy in spending time with them. And if music and dancing were involved, all the better. She loved traveling the country with her husband, Tom and spending summers at their cabin on Sturgeon Lake and winters in Gulf, Shores, AL. She enjoyed reading, doing puzzles and playing games, which she usually won. Gerry retired from the St. Paul Pioneer Press in 1993 after 35 years of dedicated service. Visitation 4-8 PM Wednesday at Willwerscheid Natural Burial & Cremation, 235 W. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul.