Gerald Harvey

Gerald J. "Jerry" Harvey

1925 - 2015

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Gerald "Jerry" J. Harvey, 89, of Duluth, passed away on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 in Essentia Health. Jerry was born in Ladysmith, Wis., on June 12, 1925 to Frank and Christina (Heimer) Harvey. He graduated from Bruce High School in Bruce, Wis. Jerry enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served his country honorably in the South Pacific during World War II. After his return he met his future wife Bernice Lucas. They were married on Feb. 12, 1948. The couple moved to Duluth where Jerry worked for several area businesses. He retired from Franklin Creamery in 1987. Jerry was a true outdoors man who loved to hunt and fish. Along with being a gentleman, he had a sharp wit and great sense of humor. He is preceded in death by his wife; his parents and seven brothers and sisters. Gerald is survived by his children, Margaret Harvey, Joni (Chet) Leno, Tom, Carol (Mike) Nelson, Judy Zigich; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law and three sisters-in-law as well as many extended family members and friends. GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 in Cremation Society of Minnesota 4100 Grand Ave. Duluth. Military Honors will be provided by the Duluth Honor Guard. Cremation Society of Minnesota 218-624-5200