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Gerald Smalley

Gerald Smalley

May 16, 1951-March 8, 2014

Former local resident Gerald R. "Gerry" Smalley, 62, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Gerry was born on May 16, 1951 to Robert and Arlene Smalley of Detroit Lakes, who are predeceased.

Gerry was highly successful in his career in pharmaceutical sales, earning many awards and the respect of those he worked with. He was an avid outdoorsman; his love being bird hunting and fishing.

During his 14 year struggle with reoccurring brain tumors, he was able to enjoy his beloved Grady White boat and his passions till the end of his life.

Gerry held special memories of all those he knew, memories he shared with us frequently. Sharing these memories made him happy and help us remember what a wonderful life he had.

The passing of Gerry, father to Rebecca, husband to Suanne has left an enormous hole in our hearts, but also a warm glow in our souls of his now peaceful life with God.

He is also survived by his sister, Coreen Thompson of Frazee. He leaves behind extended family, friends, and colleagues.

There are no words we can express to say how much we miss you Gerry. We cherish the years and memories we have shared.

You will be forever in our hearts, we love you Gerry.