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Gerald "Jake" Lafferty

May 9, 1952 — March 31, 2018

Gerald “Jake” Lafferty, 65, of Walhalla, ND, passed away at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital in Cavalier, ND, on Saturday, March 31st 2018. Memorial Services will be held Friday, April 6, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held for one hour before the time of the service.

Gerald “Jake” Aldric Lafferty born May 9th, 1952 in Walhalla ND to Laverne and Eva Lafferty. He grew up and attended school in Walhalla. Jerry lived and worked a short time in Cooperstown ND and Gillette, Wyoming, but the majority of his life he worked in Walhalla ND for Johnson Farms. Jerry was a very hard worker and very proud to be a part of the farming community in Walhalla.

Jake enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He was a huge Nascar fan- especially driver Jeff Gordon. He loved playing cards and was an avid Texas Hold Em, Pinnochle and Cribbage player.

On October 10th, 1970 he married Delores Jerome in Cavalier ND. Jerry is survived by his wife Delores, Daughter Tina (Bruce) Nelson Ada MN, daughter Ruthie (Dave Robillard) Wirtz, Fargo ND and son Jacob (Anne Borgen) , Fargo ND. 7 grandchildren: Aubrey Berg, Dylan Berg and Josiah Berg, Cody Robillard and Caleb Robillard; Samuel Lafferty and Hanna Lafferty and one great grandson, Xander Ramirez. Brothers Terry (Mary) Lafferty, Floyd (Dana) Lafferty of Walhalla; Lloyd (Debbie) Lafferty, Grand Forks ND; Travis (Roxanne) Lafferty Neche ND, Zach (Teresa) Lafferty, Jamestown ND, sisters: Denise (Jacob Penner) Lafferty, Walhalla ND, Wanda (Scott) Sonderby, Maple Grove MN, and Barbara (Steve) Mathias, Huntington IN.

Jake was preceded in death by his parents and several aunts and uncles.

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