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Jerome A. Krupke July 25, 1952 - Oct. 30, 2008

HANCOCK -- Jerome "Jerry" Allen Krupke, 56, of Hancock died Thursday at Knute Nelson Home in Alexandria.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Hancock.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are by Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris.

He was born July 25, 1952, in Morris to Howard and Darlene (Estensen) Krupke. He grew up in the Hancock area and graduated from Anoka High School in 1972.

He married Audrey Kjenstad on Aug. 7, 1972, in Milbank, S.D. He worked various jobs in the Morris and Hancock area. He was a member of the NRA and Ducks Unlimited.

He is survived by his son: Jason (and Danielle) Krupke of Brainerd; two grandchildren; his mother of Brooksville, Fla.; siblings: Lawrence Krupke of Hector and Donna (and Kermit) Eckel of Eagle Bend.

He was preceded in death by his father.