In Memory Of

Jerry H. Udesen

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Guest Book

peter zhang

February 17, 2013 | Beijing

elaine steinbach

February 09, 2013 | Edina, MN

I was so saddened and shocked to hear of Jerry's passing. I had not been in touch for over 15 years except through others.

I worked for him at Trident Enterprises in the early 90's. He was a wonderful person to work for: easy to talk to, very supportive, adventurous, a great traveler, and really tried to do great things in life.

His personality and love of life will be missed all over the world. My prayers are with you, Jean, your family, and all of his many...

tip & diane enebak

February 07, 2013 | Lakeville, MN

Dear Jean...... We are in California for the winter. Tonight we were out with friends from Duluth & they happened to ask if we knew of Jerry's passing. Needless to say we were very shocked and are so sad for you & your family as well as ourselves. We have both known Jerry since college days & have many fond memories. We will forever be grateful to him for lining us up on a blind date!!
We know how much Jerry loved his family. You have a lot of great memories of all the...

josh roering

February 04, 2013 | Eugene, OR

We're so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. His love of family and outdoor adventures will always stick with me. I also cherish his stories and other adventures: riding in an elevator with bob marley, going after bats with a tennis racket in the Brule River cabin, and getting up early to chase a big brown trout. He will be missed. Much love, Josh Roering

bettie reuther

February 04, 2013 | New Brighton, MN

If Jerry had lived in an earlier time, he would have been on the Voyage of Discovery with Lewis and Clark. He was an adventurer and explorer of life and
truly envisioned the Big Picture. We
will all miss his wisdom, humor, expan-
sive personality and warm authenticity.
Rest in peace, dear friend.

carl hill

February 03, 2013 | Paw Paw, WV

This hurts.. Jerry and I worked together at Jeno's Inc..seems like 100 years ago..and I haven't seen him for over 40 years. He helped my family with the early work on the adoption of my daughter..and he was my racquetball opponent more early mornings than I care to remember. He was wonderful. I am ashamed that I lost touch with him, it's been my loss. The world lost a mighty fine guy.. God Speed, Jerry!

February 02, 2013

What a beautiful service for Jerry today. Britt and his friend Joseph told of their memories of a wonderful man who deeply loved his family and friends and lived life to the fullest. I'm sorry I couldn't stay to visit with you afterwards, Jean. Hugs and prayers for you and youor family. Myrna Docherty

February 02, 2013

Jerry grabbed life by the nape of the neck and lived it to its fullest. He loved people, could speak to anyone and had a true interest in really hearing about other peoples experiences. I greatly enjoyed our annual trips pheasant hunting in SD. To his family I extend my heartfelt sympathy. I know you will miss him, I know I will as well. Bill Helfferich

sara messerli

February 02, 2013 | Blaine, MN

Was sad to hear of Jerry's passing, I had had the pleasure of working with Jerry for several years and hearing many of his great stories. My sympathy goes out to his family, he was a good guy!


Jerry's Obituary

Udesen, Jerry H. age 71, of New Brighton, passed away on Sunday, January 27th in his sleep. Jerry was the only son of Harold and Shirley Udesen. He spent his childhood in Duluth and played football and hockey at UMD. He earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota in 1967. Jerry loved...

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