Jerry was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) on Wednesday, January 25th 2017. After being diagnosed he was admitted to United Hospital in St. Paul where he will be spending the next month or so getting chemotherapy treatment. Jerry is a healthy and strong person that will do everything he can to fight this battle. Jerry is a fun, loving guy who loves to spend time at this cabin with his wife Brigitte and his two kids Brett and Kari. He also really enjoys fishing and hunting with his kids and he can't wait to teach his granddaughter Hadley how to do the things he loves. His family kindly asks for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.