Villard - Jerome E. Farr, age 63, died Friday, November 21, 2008 at the Glacial Ridge Hospital, in Glenwood. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Friday, November 28, 2008 at Villard United Methodist Church, in Villard. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.
Jerome Edward Farr, son of Chandler B. and Ellen (Green) Farr, was born on May 14, 1945, in Long Prairie, Minnesota. He was raised on a farm in the Long Prairie area and was a graduate of Long Prairie High School. On September 13, 1964, Jerome was united in marriage to Susan Krumrey in Champlain, Minnesota. To this union five children were born. Jerome worked at Electrolux Corporation in St. Cloud for 13 years and the family made their home in Big Lake, Minnesota, until 2001 when they moved to Villard, MN.
Jerome was a member of Villard United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing, cutting wood, planting and tending his vegetable and flower gardens and watching the Western Channel on television.
Jerome is survived by his wife of 44 years, Susan of Villard; five children, Marsha Putnam of Staples, MN, Dorothy Mattson of Villard, MN, Jeannie Farr of Princeton, MN, Chandler Farr of Becker, MN and Denise Farr of Alexandria, MN; 9 grandchildren; and two brothers, Jerold Farr and James Farr, both of California.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Joan Dean, Joyce Judkins, June Wheeler; and two grandchildren, Kristina Rodd and Crystal Marie Farr.