Gerald “Gerry” P. Hallaway, age 79, of Cottage Grove, MN, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 9, 2022.
He was born to parents, Paul and Myrtle on April 15, 1943 in Madison, MN. Graduated from Madison High School in 1961. He was united in marriage to Barbara Werpy on December 7, 1963 in Madison, MN. Together they raised their three children in Cottage Grove, MN. Gerry had a 30 plus career with 3M and ended his working career with New Way Services in Newport, MN. He loved spending time with family, friends, and neighbors; especially those on Ideal Avenue. He was a lover of the outdoors and nature. Preceded in death by parents; and in-laws, Mary and Gaylen Werpy.
Survived by devoted wife of 58 years, Barbara; children, Lisa (Kevin) Webster, Chad (Angela), and Jim (Emily); grandchildren, Isabel and Ian Webster, Kayla, Alexander, Emma, Brooks, and Grady; sister, Paulette (Clay) Stone; and many close family and friends.
Celebration of Life 3 PM with visitation beginning at 1:30 PM, Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th St. S., Cottage Grove, MN, 55016. Interment at Newport Cemetery, Newport, MN at a later date. Memorials preferred.
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