Jerome C. Blaskowski, 85
Sept. 25, 1928 - Nov. 16, 2013
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 20 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre for Jerome Blaskowski who died peacefully Saturday surrounded by his family at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Rev. Dick McGuire will officiate. Interment will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre. Parish prayers will be at 5 p.m. followed by the Sauk Centre United Veterans prayer service at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Jerome was a retired gas transport driver for Standard Oil Company and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Blaskowski of Sauk Centre; three children, Julie Denk of Sauk Centre, Tim (Sharon) Blaskowski of Melrose and Norman Blaskowski of Sauk Centre; four grandchildren, Rodney (Lucinda) Denk, Michael (Amy) Blaskowski, Christopher (Nicole) Blaskowski and David (Amanda) Blaskowski; two great-granddaughters, Claire and Ava, and one on the way; sisters, Celesta Doege and Eleanor Berggren, both of Glenwood; brother, Felix (Mercida) Blaskowski of Glenwood; sister-in-law, Betty Blaskowski of Farwell; and many nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Stanley and Alfred Blaskowski; sisters, Pat Huerkamp and infant Roseanne; sisters-in-law, Lillian and Betty Blaskowski; brothers-in-law, Albert Doege, Pep Berggren and Alvin Huerkamp.
Patton-Schad Funeral Service
620 Beltline Rd Sauk Centre, MN 56378
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Nov. 18, 2013