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Jerome 'Jerry' Stark, 75

Jerome "Jerry" Francis Stark Sr., age 75, of Hastings, Minn., died Sunday, April 14, at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn.

Jerry was born on Feb. 9, 1938, to Frank and June Stark in Minneapolis, Minn. He married Eldora Peterson at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Beldenville on Sept. 9, 1961.

He enjoyed coaching hockey, playing golf, pitching horseshoes, drawing and designing sports-related training aids, gadgets.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Eldora.

He is survived by his sons, Jay (Charlene) Stark Jr. of Hastings and Jerrod (Dyan Bymark) Stark of Cave Creek, Ariz.; grandchildren, Josef, Jackie, Juliann, Jerilyn, Syenna, and one on the way; and siblings, D. Lee (Lois) of Apple Valley, Minn., D. Patrick (Judy) of Hastings, and Maureen Stark of Bloomington, Minn.

Funeral services for Jerry will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Beldenville. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Hill Funeral Home in Prescott, Wis., and for 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at the church cemetery immediately following.

Hill Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Prescott is assisting the family.