Jerrell K. "Jerry" Setten(1937 - 2014)

Jerrell "Jerry" K. Setten, 76

St. Joseph

July 14, 1937~February 6, 2014

Jerrell "Jerry" Kenneth Setten, 76, St. Joseph, MN, died due to health complications on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the St. Cloud Hospital. surrounded by his loved ones.

Funeral services will be Monday, February 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Salem Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Entombment will be in North Star Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN.

Jerry was born July 14, 1937 in Warren, MN to Julius S. and Florence C. (Jenderseck) Setten. He married Shirley A. Sweeter on September 27, 1958 at Salem Lutheran Church, St. Cloud. Jerry was employed by Herberger's, as a merchandiser, for over 40 years, retiring in 1997. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. Jerry served on the boards of Good Shepherd Lutheran Home and Salem Lutheran Church. He supported research funding for Huntington Disease through the Jerry-Shirley Setten Family Fund at Central Minnesota Community Foundation and many other charities. Jerry supported his family in their daily life events and sporting activities. He always welcomed his friends and family with an uplifting smile and caring personality. Jerry's free time was spent visiting with close friends and family at his lake home or in the stands at a ball game.

Survivors include daughters, Lynn (Kevin Holden) Gregory of Sartell, MN; Deborah (Mark) Setten-Petroske of St. Cloud, MN; Kerry (Daniel) Setten-Hoffstrom of Eden Prairie, MN; brother, Will Setten of Sun City West, AZ; four grandchildren, Ryne (Jillian) Gregory, Ashton Gregory, Reese Gregory, and Tanner Petroske; and one great granddaughter, Aviona.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Shirley on February 16, 2001, brother, Richard Setten, grandson, Gerrit Gregory; and son-in-law Michael Gregory.

Pallbearers will be Mark Petroske, Dan Hoffstrom, Kevin Holden, Tanner Petroske, Ryne Gregory, Reese Gregory, Ashton Gregory and Aviona.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the St. Cloud Hospital, with a special thank you to Dr. Roske, for the care and support they provided for Jerry.

Memorials are preferred.


Funeral Home

Benson Funeral Home
1111 25th Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 252-3132

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Feb. 8, 2014