Jerry Tiegs, age 68, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Monday, November 21, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, November 26, 2016, 11:00 A.M. at Church of Peace in Glencoe, Minnesota, with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, November 26, 2016, from 10:00-11:00 A.M., one hour prior the service at the church.
Jerry Edward Tiegs was born on January 25, 1948, in St. Peter, Minnesota. He was the son of Elden and Ruth (Reifschneider) Tiegs. Jerry was baptized as an infant on March 14, 1948, in Henderson, Minnesota, and later was confirmed in his faith as a youth on April 15, 1962, at Church of Peace in Glencoe, Minnesota. Jerry received his education in Glencoe, Minnesota, graduating with the Stevens Seminary Class of 1966.
Jerry was united in marriage to Linda Luckow. He made his home in Arlington, Henderson, New Auburn and Glencoe, Minnesota. Jerry’s life was blessed with two children, Troy and Rena. He worked at Delta Fabricating in Glencoe, Minnesota, and Schwartz Manufacturing in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, as a punch/press operator. Jerry was a member at Church of Peace in Glencoe.
Jerry enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, playing cards and cribbage, shaking dice, listening to country music, watching television and shooting darts. He also enjoyed the High Island fish fry and welding the fryers. Jerry also cherished the Lake Waconia trip that was provided from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He loved to cook and treasured the visits and holidays with his family and friends.
When Jerry needed assistance with his daily care, he became a resident of Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe on September 5, 2005. Jerry passed away there on Monday, November 21, 2016, at the age of 68 years, 9 months and 27 days. Blessed be his memory.
Jerry is survived by his:
Children, Troy Tiegs and his wife, Kelly,
Rena Tiegs and her significant other, Daniel Reyes;
Grandchildren, Mackenzie Tiegs,
Sisters, Norma Sather and her husband, Ron, of Montevideo, MN,
Ramona “Mona” Posusta and her husband, Ralph, of Glencoe, MN,
Mary Lindeman and her husband, Dan, of Glencoe, MN;
Nieces and Nephews, Chloe Nelson and her husband, Craig, and their daughter, Marie Nelson,
Other relatives and many friends.
Jerry is preceded in death by his Parents, Elden and Ruth Tiegs; Grandparents, Jacob and Elizabeth Reifschneider.
di and bryan varpness says
Norma……we are sorry for your loss…..Your friends Bryan and Di
Joseph Julig says
Jerry will be missed, I remember him as a youngster and how I looked up to him he carried himself very well. He had a way of making you smile and laugh that I loved. Our prayers are with the family. Buffalo, Mn
Karen Laven says
When I think of Jerry, I think of his bright smile and all the fun we had at weddings and reunions. So glad that we made the time and put forth the effort to get together throughout the years. We’ve been praying for Jerry and for his kids, siblings and the many others whose lives he touched. God bless Jerry, and each and every one of you. Hugs and Love to all. Doug, Karen, Jake and Luke Laven.