Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on January 2nd, 2013 of heart failure. Preceded in death by parents Walter and Dorothy Griefnow, brother Jack, survived by wife Carol, son Scott (Wendy), daughters Kelly (Tim) Dillon, Tracy, 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Retired from Unisys and brought much joy to many people playing his accordion many years in the Polkcats/Alleycats band. He was loved so much and will be greatly missed. Please keep Jerry and our family in your prayers, we are so grateful to God for Jesus in his Divine Mercy. Funeral service will be held at Clark Memorial UCC 15th Avenue N South St. Paul on Tuesday January 15th at 1:00 PM. Private Interment Fort Snelling. Memorials preferred.