GERALD W. "JERRY" LEITZKEGerald W. “Jerry” Leitzke, 68, of Duluth, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.
Gerald W. “Jerry” Leitzke, 68, of Duluth, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 in St. Luke’s Hospital with his family by his side.
Jerry was born in Duluth on June 7, 1945 to Adrian and Doris Leitzke.
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. After returning to Duluth he worked at the Duluth Air Base and for Clyde Iron Works. Jerry had many interests but particularly enjoyed deer hunting with his dad near Island Lake.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Jerry is survived by his wife Dianne; daughter, Dena (John) Rood; grandchildren, John Jr., Jada, Jevon and Jayce; siblings Carol (Clarence) Fornier, Gene Leitzke, Linda Johnson, Diane (Selman) Threadgill, Jeannine (Tom) Love as well as many nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: will not be held at Jerry’s request. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota 218-624-5200
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