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Gerald S. "Jerry" Kieke – Obituary

Name: Gerald S. "Jerry" Kieke

Age: 82

Born: 10-10-1936

Died: 10-17-2018

Visitation:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud

Service:
St. Augustine's Catholic Church, St. Cloud


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Gerald S. “Jerry” Kieke, age 82, of St. Cloud who passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Heritage of Foley in Foley. Reverend Jose Chettoor, VC will officiate. Burial will take place in Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church.  A 7:00 p.m. Rosary will be prayed Monday at the funeral home.
Jerry was born on October 10, 1936 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Felix and Esther (Beumer) Kieke. He was a  graduate of Technical High School. Jerry married Mary Turner on August 6, 1958 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in St. Cloud.  He worked as a Fiscal Director of Social Services for Tri Cap for many years. Jerry also owned and operated Jerry’s Pizza and Sandwich Plus. Jerry was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #5548 and St. Augustine’s Catholic Church.
He enjoyed fishing and dancing. Jerry especially loved all the time spent with his family.
Jerry is survived by his children, Dana (Arlin) Wertish of Cold Spring, Diane (Brian) Christensen of Becker, Denise Kieke (Brian Fiedler) of Paynesville, David (Julie) Kieke of Sauk Rapids, son-in-law, Brian Hain of Rochester; 24 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, LeRoy and Dan; and many nieces and nephews. 
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife Mary in 2004; daughter, Deborah Hain; special companion, Carol Petters; sisters and brother, Eileen Boyd-Snee, Mary Klein and Harvey Kieke.
A Special Thank You to his caregivers at Heritage of Foley.

Guestbook for Gerald S. "Jerry" Kieke


Julie Turner
, Niece
October 22, 2018, 11:07 pm
Kieke Cousins and family you all all in my thought and prayers. Uncle Jerry was a great guy and will be missed. May you find peace at this time. Love you all. Hugs and love. Julie Turner and family
Angela and Michael Lieser
, Co-Worker, Friend
October 22, 2018, 3:08 pm
Jerry shared his non-profit accounting knowledge with me and made it possible for me to be his predecessor at Tri-CAP. I think of Jerry often and have immense appreciation for him and his friendship!
Paula Erdmann
, Co-worker
October 21, 2018, 7:19 pm
I enjoyed working with Jerry for 33 years! We certainly had a lot of stories from those years. He was a kind, caring man who took good care of the funds at Tri-CAP.
Janyne Petters & John Lund
October 19, 2018, 7:51 pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Jerry brought a lot of joy into our lives.

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