Gerald Good

Gerald Good
Gerald Good

Gerald “J.P.” Good, 70, of Willow River, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at his home.

Gerald was born Sept. 19, 1942 to Emil and Helen Good in Bremen Township. Gerald graduated from Willow River High School in 1960. He served in the National Guard from 1962 to 1968. He married Kathryn Kuhlman Nov. 3, 1962 in Finlayson, Minn. Gerald spent many years in North Branch, Minn. where he worked and eventually owned Bumper to Bumper Auto Parts store, which transitioned to NAPA. When he retired, he returned to Willow River and moved back to the family farm where he raised cattle and had a passion for the country life.

Gerald is survived by his wife of 50 years, Kathryn Good; son Dennis (Sharlyn) Good, of Sunrise, Minn.; daughter Denise (Ike) Boyer, of Maplewood, Minn; son Rick (Julia) Good, of Oceanside, Calif.; daughter Renae (Alan) Bais, of Minong, Wis.; sister Marcella Kwapick; sister Lorraine Eppenberger; brother Richard Good; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Gerald is preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Helen Good; son Roger Good; and sister Linda Schrupp.

There will be a memorial gathering Saturday, May 4, 2013, 1 to 4 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6461 Finlayson Rd., Finlayson, Minn. in the Fellowship Hall.

  • June Plessel

    I just now got on my computer and checked the paper as I don’t get the paper and saw Geralds write up I didn’t no. I am so sorry to here of your husband —Dads passing. My thought and prayers goes out to each and all of you. I know it is hard but I had to look at it that it was no life for them the way it was at the end it is hard to see them like that to. As you know my husband was in the hospital for a year and it wasn’t the way He wanted to live either. God be with you and yours at this hard and sad time of your life.I am so sorry to here or see this write up. God Bless . Love to all June Plessel