Gerald J. Hanggi, of Maplewood, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the age of 92. Jerry was a lifelong educator and retired from West St. Paul Public Schools in 1992. He was an enthusiastic bell ringer for the Salvation Army and loving caregiver to his wife, Phyllis (Patet), until her death in 2017. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, June and Marlene; children, Laurie Beth and Larry; great-grandson, Ryan Stachowiak; brother-in-law, Wally Fjelstad; and sister-in-law, Jan Hanggi. He is survived by his children, Cheryl Christophersen, Katie McGinnity (daughter-in-law), John Socha (son-in-law), Bill (Kathy) Hanggi, Cindy (John) Romanik, and Deanna (Steve) Loehlein; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Glen Hanggi, and sister-in-law, Marilyn Fjelstad.
Fellowship with the Family from 4:00 – 6:00PM on Monday, October 21, 2019 with a Celebration of Jerry’s Life immediately following at WOODBURY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 7380 Afton Road, Woodbury, Minnesota.
“Jesus loves you and so do we!”
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