Gerald “Jerry” LewisGerald “Jerry” Lewis, 66, of Grand Forks, ND passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 in the Good Samaritan Center, Larimore, ND.
Gerald Duane Lewis was born January 15, 1947 in St. Thomas, ND the son of Horace and Elise (Lorenzen) Lewis. He attended school in St. Thomas and Hoople, ND. He entered the United States Army on January 13, 1966 at Fargo, ND and served in Vietnam as an armament repair specialist. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and Vietnam Service Medal. He was honorably discharged from military service on October 26, 1967 at Oakland, CA. Following his military service, he was employed as a mechanic in several states on the east coast. Living in Grand Forks, he was employed as a mechanic with Weekley’s Auto Parts and Hanson Ford until his retirement. Jerry was a private man. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars; was an avid NASCAR fan, enjoyed watching television and visiting with his friends.