Gerald (Jerald) Jerome Goodrie

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  • Name: Gerald (Jerald) Jerome Goodrie
  • Location of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 1, 1939
  • Date of Death: April 5, 2015 (76 years old)
  • Parents: Sylvester and Florence Goodrie
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: 1958
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  • Date of Discharge: 1960
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  • Military Highlights:
    Gerald served in the United States Army in Alaska from 1958 until 1960 when he was honorably discharged.

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  • Civilian Life:
    Gerald lived in Grand Rapids, Minnesota from 1950 until 2000 when he moved to Cohasset, Minnesota.

    He worked for 40 plus years at Patterson Store. Gerald enjoyed hunting and fishing, but mostly loved his time gardening.

    Preceding him in death was his father.

    Gerald is survived by his mother, Florence; two brothers, James (Mary Lou) and Dennis (Judy).

    Gerald died at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota and is buried in Wildwood Cemetery in Cohasset, Minnesota.

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