Gerald Constantine "Jerry" Boehm, 56, Minot, and formerly of Mandan, died Saturday, July 21, 2012, in his home.
Jerry was born April 15, 1956, in Mandan, to Peter and Dorothy (Schaff) Boehm. He was reared and educated in Mandan and served in the Marine Corps for two years.
Jerry married Sheila Pfenning on June 4, 1976, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mandan. They made their home in Hebron, where Jerry was employed by the Hebron Brick Co. The family lived in Zap and Kenmare, where Jerry was employed by the Ward County Sheriff's Department as a deputy and civil process server. The family moved to Minot, where Jerry was employed as a truck driver for Power Fuels and Ferrell Gas before becoming self-employed as an over-the-road truck driver. Sheila died on Sept. 14, 2007. Most recently, Jerry had leased his truck and services to Horizon Resources of Williston.
Jerry was a member of the Blind Duck Social Club, Congregational United Church of Christ, both Minot, and enjoyed golfing, motorcycling and working in his spare time.
Jerry is survived by: his son, Jeremy; grandchildren, Madison and Jenna; siblings, Christ (Maureen) Boehm, of Bismarck and Lisa (Glenn) Koble, of Mandan; several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and a brother, Ronnie Boehm.
A Celebration of Jerry's Life: Will be on Thursday, July 26, 2012, at 10 a.m., in the Congregational United Church of Christ, Minot.
Interment: Will be in Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
Visitation: Wednesday, July 25, from 2 to 7 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials: Are preferred to Trinity Hospice.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).