Grinager, Gerald Elroy, of Maplewood, was born 4-16-1932 in Milan, MN, to Melvin and Petra Grinager and passed away 7-7-2023 at the age of 91. He was the 7th of 10 children weighing in at 14 lbs. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. Jerry spent 11 years in the Air Force, after being discharged he was a chef. After his retirement he was employed at Walmart in Pine City. He is survived by daughter Patty of California, grandchildren Sandra and Lori, sisters Alice Beattie, Helen Hutt, Diane Ruether and Ruby Pacheco and dear friend Linda Cobb. Preceded in death by wife Doris, sons David and Perry, parents, 4 brothers and 1 sister. Jerry loved his Country and all his Pomeranian dogs and flowers. Jerry was a farmer at heart. Memorial service 11:30 AM August 22, 2023 at Huber Funeral Home, 16394 Glory Lane, Eden Prairie. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Blessed be his memory.
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