Cichosz, Jerome Jerry Cichosz, 73, Fergus Falls, died Sat., 12/21/13 in Fargo, ND. He was born to Harry and Harriet (Gilgosh) Cichosz on 11/7/1940, in Winona, where he grew up. In November of 1960, he entered the U.S. Air Force and served at RAF Lakenheath in England. He was honorably discharged in 1964. He attended Cambridge Univ. and earned his B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, in 1968, from the U of M. He spent his career with Onan Corp. in Mpls. working in the areas of power generation and military technology. Jerry retired in 2003 and he and Barbara moved to Fergus Falls. Survivors include: wife, Barbara Ann Cichosz of Fergus Falls; son, Jamison (Amy) Cichosz of Fergus Falls; grandchildren, Gavin, Campbell, Burke, and Mika Cichosz. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Augustana Lutheran Church or to the donor's choice. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thurs. at Olson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Service: 1 p.m., Fri., 12/27/13 at Augustana Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Mon., 12/30/13 at Ft. Snelling Nat. Cemetery, Mpls. Arr. Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls. Condolences: olsonfuneralhome.com
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.