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Gary Jasmer

November 10, 1944 — August 21, 2021

Gary Ronald Jasmer, 76, of Otter Tail, died Saturday, August 21, 2021, at the Fargo Veteran’s Hospital.

Gary was born November 10, 1944, in Fergus Falls to Frank and Gertrude (Teberg) Jasmer. His family moved to rural Blue Grass of Wadena County and then to Wadena where he attended St. Ann Catholic School. At the age of 15 his family returned to Fergus Falls where he attended Jefferson High and Roosevelt High. Gary was a cook at the South Court Café and a Truck Driver across the country, living in Montana, Washington State, and Arizona, returning to the area in 2012.

In February 1962 he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving on the USS Hornet in San Diego, CA. He was honorably discharged in 1966.

Gary was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Perham. He participated in Bible Studies. He enjoyed summer fishing.

Preceding him in death was his parents and his son, Joseph R. Jasmer.

Gary is survived by his children, Ginger Lee of Kissimmee, FL and Heather Jasmer of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Joseph, Mariah, Joshua, and Erica; several great-grandchildren, and sisters, Kathy Bies of Champlain, MN and Bonnie (Bill) Barber of Otter Tail.

Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls
Clergy: Reverend Doug Stave
Interment: St. Otto's Cemetery, Fergus Falls, MN
Military Participation: Fergus Falls American Legion Post 30 and VFW Post 612

Arrangements provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
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