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Lind Family Funeral Service

Jerome "Jerry" C. Hoaglund, age 61, a resident of rural Alexandria, died unexpectedly Friday, November 11, 2011, at his home.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at Faith Lutheran Church in Miltona with Rev. Kari van Wakeren officiating. Music will be provided by organist, Kevin Lee. Burial will take place at the Spruce Hill Lutheran Cemetery, Spruce Hill Township.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Tuesday at Lind Family Funeral Home in Miltona and continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

Jerome "Jerry" Clifford Hoaglund was born April 27, 1950, in Breckenridge, MN. Son of Clifford and Anna (Carpenter) Hoaglund. He graduated from Jefferson High School in Alexandria, MN in 1968. He was united in marriage to Sharon Myren on November 17, 1969 in Sisseton, South Dakota. Jerry worked for Herzog Roofing and Buttweilers Do-All. In 1992 he began working for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office as Jailer/Dispatch and then became Sentence to Serve Supervisor. After being employed there 16 years Jerry retired in 2007. He was currently employed at Wal-Mart in Alexandria, MN. Jerry was an active member of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association having served as Region 7 Director. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited. He also served as president of Alexandria Eagles and as Captain of the Douglas County Sheriff's Posse. He was a member of AA and very proud of 26 years of sobriety.
Jerry enjoyed hunting and fishing and making fishing lures, watching movies and reading. But most of all, he loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sharon; four children: Lynda (Kris) Blom of Brandon, MN, Michael "Mike" Hoaglund of Fargo, ND, Lori (Jeff) Johnson of Lake Park, MN, and Mark Hoaglund (Jessica Hamacher) of Alexandria, MN.; six grandchildren: Amber (Ryan) Blakesley of Carlos, MN, Ashley Hoaglund (Jordan Patrick) of Sauk Rapids, MN, Anthony and Brittney Blom of Brandon, MN and Taylor and Kody Johnson of Lake Park, MN; two step-grandchildren, KayLee and Remington Hamacher; three great-grandchildren: Kayden and Mariya Blakesley and Chloe Patrick; five sisters: Ellen Niblett of Wheaton, MN, Gloria Schuneman of Alexandria, Dianne (Jack) Fletcher of Warsaw, MO, Connie (Al) Harper of Brooklyn, MI and Arlene (Rod) Lorenz of Alexandria, MN; Mother-in-law: Shirley Myren of Miltona, numerous nieces and nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents Clifford and Anna Hoaglund, sister: Lynette Hoaglund, father-in-law: Wilhelm (Willie) Myren, two brother-in-laws: George Niblett and Richard Schuneman.
Active Pallbearers are Jackie Notch, Beef "Greg" Johnson, Rod Lorenz, Don Myren, Ron Myren, Ed Niblett, Greg Niblett, Ted Niblett, Scott Schuneman.
Honorary Pallbearers are: Amber, Ashley, Anthony, Brittney, Taylor, Kody, Kayden, Mariya, Chloe, KayLee, Remington.