Jerry Martin Goff, age 79 of Savage, died peacefully November 13, 2002. Survived by loving wife of 39 years, Joyce (Joy); brother, Harold Goff of Southington, OH; sister, Gloria Walker of Warren, OH; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Jerry M. Goff & Frances Baldwin Goff. Jerry lived a rich, full life. He served in the Marines in the Pacific during WWII. He was the author of over 100 published detective novels. He worked as an interior designer at Donaldson's department store and at Dorothy Collins Interiors, and as a designer and store manager at R.J. Brandon Galleries. Jerry loved golfing, cooking, horse racing, games of all kinds, and travel. He traveled all over the world, and especially enjoyed the three years he and Joyce lived in Brussels, Belgium. Jerry lived life fully and in the words of the Frank Sinatra song, he did it his way. He will be greatly missed by those who dearly loved him. A Memorial service will be held 1 PM TODAY at the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 7110 France Av S, Edina. Memorials to donor's choice are preferred in lieu of flowers. 952-924-4100

Published on November 17, 2002

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