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Jerome Joseph "Jerry" DORNER

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Greatest Generation Longtime Rice Street Resident Age 88, passed away on January 3, 2014. Preceded in death by wife Jerda (nee Rocco); brothers, Don and Larry; and sister, Helen. Loving father of Dan (Andrea), Doug (Betty), and Debbie (Paul Moe); loving grandfather of Jesse (Amy), Derek (Nici), Melissa (James), and Annie (Jeb); and great-grandfather to Emma, Jake, Camryn, Caden, Logan, Caleb, and Jordyn. Also survived by brother, Roland Dorner (Rose); sister, Loretta Gatzke; and sister-in-law, Lorraine Dorner. Served honorably in WWII (entering at age 17) in the US Navy from 1943-1946. Served aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt and the USS Sigourney, participating in several Southwest Pacific and Philippines campaigns, including Solomon Islands, Bougainville, Bismarck Archipelago, Marianas, Tinian, Western Caroline Island, Leyte, Luzon, and Consolidation of the Southern Philippines. Jerome was a proud member of the Domain of Neptunus Rex and the Order of the Golden Dragon. Awarded: Victory Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon [3 stars], Philippine Liberation Ribbon [2 stars], American Area Ribbon and the Good Conduct Ribbon. Employed at Northern States Power (NSP) for 41 years in the gas department. Retired in 1987 and spent many quality years enjoying time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jerome will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by his family and many friends. Funeral service on Tuesday, January 7 at 11:30 AM at MUELLER-BIES FUNERAL HOME-ROSEVILLE, 2130 N. Dale St at County Road B. Interment St. John's Church Cemetery, Little Canada. Visitation at the funeral home from 10:30-11:30 AM Tuesday. Memorials preferred to St. Croix Hospice. Special thanks to the staff of Gentiva Health Services, St. Croix Hospice and Arthur's Residential Care. MUELLER-BIES 651-487-2550



Published in Pioneer Press on Jan. 5, 2014
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