Gerald "Jerry" J. Grack, age 64 of Le Sueur died on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the Minnesota Valley Health Center in Le Sueur. Memorial services will be Saturday, March 11, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Le Sueur. Visitation will be at the church on Friday, 4:00 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday morning at the church. Pastor Terri Horn will officiate the service. Interment will be at a later date at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.
Jerry was born on March 15, 1952 to Halbert and Edna (Grochow) Grack in Glencoe, MN. He grew up in Gaylord and graduated from Gaylord High School in 1970. He served in the United States Army from 1971-1973, serving in Vietnam. He married Linda Sunderman on April 28, 1973 at the United Methodist Church in Le Sueur, MN. He has worked at Le Sueur Incorporated since 1973 until his recent illness. Jerry enjoyed spending time outdoors whether it be working in the yard, fishing for the lucid walleye, pheasant hunting in South Dakota with LeRoy Dahn, or sitting in the woods with his son waiting for the prize buck. He loved the solitude, peace, and beauty of the great outdoors. If he caught a fish or saw a deer that was an added bonus. Jerry also enjoyed spending time with family and friends at the lake, going on family vacations, and playing cards with family and friends. Jerry was a member of the Le Sueur Lions Club (34 years), Le Sueur V.F.W, Vietnam Veterans Last Man's Club of Southern, MN, Sibley County Veterans Club and the United Methodist Church.
Jerry is survived by his wife Linda, children; Amy (Travis) Grack Nelson of Eagan, MN and son, Jeff Grack of New Hope and his girlfriend, Allie Gilbert. Grandchildren; Trenton and Dane Grack. Siblings; Sharon (Richard) Pomplun of Gaylord, MN; Helen Lhotka of Silver Lake; Orlin (Mavis) Grack of Gaylord, MN; Marlin (Cherrie) Grack of Glencoe, MN and Jolene (Don) Spaude of Arizona. Sisters-in-Law; Karen Grack of Gaylord, MN; Sally (Chet) Gaugert of Le Sueur, MN and Susan Sunderman of North Carolina. Mother-in-Law, Jeannie Sunderman of Le Sueur, MN. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dennis Grack; infant brother, Howard Grack; brother-in-law, George Lhotka and father-in-law; Charles Sunderman.
Published on March 7, 2017