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Gerald "Jerry" Courneya

September 21, 1935 — September 2, 2021

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Gerald “Jerry” Wallace Courneya passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021.

Jerry was born on September 21, 1935 to Gertrude and Harold Courneya in Saint Paul, MN.

He was a huge hockey fan and loved riding his motorcycle across the country on numerous trips.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Mark, John, Tom (Amy), James (Tracy), Laura (John Stauner), Shari (Gary) Schwartz, and Jenny (Pat) Moen; 17 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; brother, Gene (Arlene); special sister-in-law, Mary (Jerry) Anderson; lifetime best friend, Dean Shearen; and many loving friends.

He is preceded in death by son-in-law, Mark Boggess; both parents; brother, David (Joan); and sister, Mary.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Kok Funeral Home (7676 80th St. S, Cottage Grove, MN) at 11am, with visitation beginning at 10am. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Kok Funeral Home 3-7pm.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Kok Funeral Home - Cottage Grove

7676 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Visitation

Thursday, September 9, 2021

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

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7676 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Kok Funeral Home - Cottage Grove

7676 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Interment

10999 70th Street South

Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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