Ness Gerald G., age 80, passed away on January 2, 2002. Graduate of Harding High School and St. Thomas College; World War II Veteran, and past President of Schweigert Meat Co. Loving husband, father, grandfather of 22 and great-grandfather of two. Preceded in death by sister, Bonnie Wolff. Survived by wife, Virginia; children, Ronald (Corinne), Richard (Judy), James, John (Diane), Mark (Karen), Jane Cahill (Peter), Lisa (Lisa Vanderheyden), Carolyn Hoehle (Wayne); grandchildren, Brian (Pam), Michael (Beth), Jenny, Lisa Tomlinson (Ryan), Cheri, Michelle, Angela VanOfferen (Billy), Autumn, Andy, Sara, Jeremy, Missy, Becky, Emily; Sean, Caitlin, Danny, and Ashlyn Cahill; Mikayla, Turner, Samantha and Bijou Hoehle; great-grandchildren, Caleb and Georgia; sister, Mona Greavu and brother, Don. The family thanks the staff of St. Therese and North Hospice for the loving care given to Gerry in his final days. Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Monday at the Church of St. Bartholomew, 630 E. Wayzata Blvd. Wayzata. Int. Ft Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation Sun., 3-6 PM, prayer service 5:30 PM at Gearty-Delmore Chapel of Plymouth, 37th Ave N. & Vicksburg Ln & at church 1/2 hour before Mass. Gearty-Delmore Plymouth 763-553-1411

Published on January 6, 2002

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