Gerald “Jerry” Gammell, age 83, formerly of Mounds View, MN passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in St. Paul, MN. Jerry was born January 8, 1937 in Grand Rapids, MN, to Paul and Luverne (Mueller). He was a graduate of Chatfield High School in 1956 and later served in the United States Army.
Jerry was united in marriage to Patricia Mitchell on August 23, 1959, at United Methodist Church in Chatfield. After settling in Mounds View, he became a very active leader in the Boy Scouts of America, a long-time member of the Mounds View Lions Club and enjoyed working sporting events at the University of Minnesota. Jerry was a devoted active member of Sunrise Methodist Church. Jerry enjoyed traveling, camping and fishing with his family and friends; he also had a passion for woodworking.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 60 years, Patricia; two sons, David (Cindy), Mark (Gwen); grandson, Matthew; and granddaughters, Grace, Claire and Maggie; great-granddaughter, Isabella. Jerry is also survived by brother, John and sister, Patty.
A graveside service will be held at Chatfield Cemetery, at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2020 with Pastor Debra Jene Collum officiating. Military honors will be by Chatfield VFW post 6913. To share a memory or condolence with the family, please visit rileyfuneralhomes.com.
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