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Jerry Walline

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Jerry Walline

Jerry L. Walline, age 76, of Sioux Falls, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016. The family will greet friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Thursday, April 7, at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Ave. Funeral services begin 1:30 pm Friday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1300 S. Sertoma Ave., with burial at Hills of Rest Memorial Park.

Jerauld LeRoy Walline, son of LeRoy and Emma Walline, was born June 3, 1939 in De Smet, SD. He grew up and graduated from high school there. Jerry was a gifted athlete and was on the high school basketball team that went to the state tournament in 1956. He then attended and graduated from SDSU. On October 18, 1961 he married Irene Harvey in De Smet. They later made their home in Sioux Falls where Jerry began working as an accountant. He later began a 24-year career with Sioux Falls Book & Stationary.

On May 20, 1984 he was united in marriage to Janice Larson in Sioux Falls. Jerry retired from Brown and Saenger Company in 2010 after a 21-year career.

He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Jerry enjoyed his lake cabin at Lake Madison, SD, fishing and playing cards. He was a lifelong Vikings and Twins fan and shared his passion with family and friends. His number one priority was his family and attending his grandchildren's numerous sporting events and activities.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Janice; his children, Lynn (Bill) Soyland, Lake Madison, SD, Lane Walline, Sioux Falls; his step-children, Barbara Brown, Niceville, FL, Michelle (Tyler) Haahr, Sioux Falls, John Smidt, Omaha; 2 grandchildren and 5 step-grandchildren; and his brother, Roger (Virginia) Walline, Sioux Falls.
Published in The Argus Leader on Apr. 5, 2016
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