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Gerald E. Eggersgluss, 64

Gerald “Jerry” Ernest Eggersgluss, age 64, of Delano, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, Dec. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delano, followed by inurnment with military honors in the church cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends took place Sunday, Dec. 18 from 4 to 8 p.m., with a 3:15 p.m. rosary service, at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano; and will continue Monday, one hour prior to the services in the church.

Arrangements are being handled by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Jerry was born Jan. 9, 1947 in Watertown, to George and Olive (Wandersee) Eggersgluss.

A loving husband, dad, grandpa, brother, and friend to many, Jerry loved spending time with his grandchildren, his motorcycles, holiday decorating, his fat cat, and time spent in his Harley shop. Jerry was fun, in general.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; children Jill (Scott) Oeffling, Jeremy “Buster” Eggersgluss, and Joy Ohlenkamp; seven grandchildren; a brother, Bobby (Betty) Eggersgluss; and a sister, Judy (Bob) Sinkel.