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Jerald Emery, 66

Jerald Emery 66 of Leonard, MN died on Monday, March 31, 2008 at the North Country Regional Hospital in Bemidji, MN.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bagley with John Omans officiating. Visitation will be on Friday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Dudley Township Cemetery at Leonard. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted with the arrangements.

He was born January 1, 1942 in Pinewood, Minnesota the son of LeRoy and Eva (Merrill) Emery. He grew up in Pinewood, and attended the Pinewood East School. Jerald graduated from Bemidji High School in 1960. He worked for Green Giant Vegetables in LeSeuer, Minnesota after graduation and worked on farms in North Dakota.

He married Marilyn George on February 17, 1964 in Sisseton, South Dakota. After their marriage they moved to Leonard. In 1967 they moved to Buffalo, Minnesota returning to Leonard in 1974. Jerald worked as a self-employed logger.

He enjoyed fishing, country music, and traveling.

He is survived by his: wife- Marilyn Emery of Leonard, MN; daughter- Tammy (Kelly) Christensen of Bagley, MN; Two Sons- Mike (Sarah) Emery of Leonard, MN, Jason (Angie) Emery of Bagley, MN; Four Sisters- Joan (Paul) Lundberg of Solway, MN, Sandy (Les) Hinrichs of Shevlin, MN, Janice (Jim) Hooper of St, Cloud, MN, Susie Johnson of Baudette, MN; One Brother- Ron Emery of Pinewood, MN; 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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