Jerry Nicholson

Jerry Michael Liddle, age 67 of Hammond, WI, passed away October 28, 2019 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Jerry was born December 4, 1951 in Hastings, MN, to Vern and Viola (Karnick) Liddle. He graduated from River Falls High School, the Class of 1969. Jerry’s life was blessed with three children, Quinten, Michael, and Sally. Jerry worked for Cemstone, as a Ready Mix Driver for over 30 years, retiring in 2017.

Jerry had a passion for horses, and loved his time on the trails horseback riding. He enjoyed the peacefulness of the outdoors and being in the woods hunting. Most important to Jerry was his family. He was happiest when surrounded by his children, grandchildren, mother, siblings, and friends. He also delighted in a good game of euchre. Jerry had a happy, genuine, and big heart for others, always willing to help those around him. His radiant smile that could brighten up any room, will be dearly missed.

Jerry will remain in the hearts of his children, Quinten Liddle, Michael (Chasity) Liddle, and Sally (Chris) Simanski; grandchildren, Courtney, Joshua (Samantha), and Anesa, Kellan, Keira, and Kolten Simanksi; mother, Viola Liddle; siblings: Rita (Deed) Danielson, Billy (Penny) Liddle, Sandy (Paul) Lubich, Suzie Nilssen (Brent Weiss), and Butch (Kelly) Liddle; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Vern Liddle; granddaughter, Kenzie Simanski; brothers, Paul Liddle and Bruce “Fuzzy” and Margaret Liddle.

A Visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 PM Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home, 225 South 3rd St., River Falls, and one hour prior to Mass at the church on Monday. Mass of Christian Burial will take place 11:00 AM Monday, November 4, 2019 at St. Bridget Catholic Church, 211 E. Division St., River Falls, with Fr. Gerald Harris officiating. Interment will take place at Kinnickinnic Cemetery in River Falls.

Funeral services are entrusted to the O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home of River Falls (715) 425-5644.


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