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Jack Gerken, 71

Jack Lee Gerken, age 71, of Woodbury, passed away peacefully March 21, 2010, after a long struggle with frontal lobe dementia. He was loved by many and will be missed.

Survived by loving wife, Aletha; children, Keith (Amy) and Kim (Brian) Olson; grandchildren, Joshua, Ashley, Ryan and Zachary; siblings, Lavina (Joseph) Tschida, Robert (Lynda), Vaughn, Frank (Alice) and Russell (Marlene) and many other relatives.

Preceded in death by parents and sister-in-law, Dorothy.

Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at Divinity Lutheran Church, 1655 E. Cottage Ave., St. Paul, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. A special thanks to Allina Hospice and the staff who cared for him at Cerenity Care-Marian of St. Paul.

Wulff Woodbury, 651-738-9615.