02/05/13 - 4:28pm
Gerald “Jerry” L. Skogland
Gerald “Jerry” L. Skogland, 80, of Baxter, passed away Jan. 31, 2013, in Brainerd.
He was born May 23, 1932, to Leonard and Fay (Bohanon) Skogland in Minneapolis. After a six-day courtship, he married his wife of 52 years, Nyla Johnson, on April 8, 1960, in Mason City, Iowa.
He is survived by his wife; daughters, Cindy Hewitt, Brainerd, and Sherri (Dave) Goedker, Guatemala; brother, Leonard (Inga) Skogland; sister, Carol (Roy) Halverson; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.