BRISTOL - Jerald “Jerry” Morehouse 77 of Seminole, FL and formerly of Bristol, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2017, surrounded by his family
A memorial service will be held at Westside Wesleyan Church in Bristol, SD, on November 18th, 2017, at 2 pm. All are welcome to reminisce and support his family. Inurnment after the service will be at the Bristol Cemetery followed by lunch at the church.
Jerald A. Morehouse was born on June 8th, 1940, at the Webster Hospital in Webster, South Dakota. He was born to Charley and Helen (Stolsmark) Morehouse. He was a 1958 graduate of Bristol High School. He was blessed with two sons and two daughters. Jerry spent most of his adult life in Shakopee, Minnesota, and owned Bush Lake Industries, a plastic mold company where he advanced his talent for creating custom designed molds used for a vast variety of industries. He also started and owned J & A Tool. In 2000, Jerry relocated his permanent residence to Seminole, Florida, where he continued to do contract work in the same industry until August of 2016. His interests included automobiles including convertibles and motorcycles and visiting with his many friends. Jerry and his significant other, Linda, enjoyed socializing in Florida and spending time outside in the gorgeous weather and beautiful surroundings. He often traveled back to Minnesota to visit his daughters and grandchildren as well as to South Dakota to visit his sons and extended family.
Jerry will always be lovingly remembered by his significant other, Linda Hergott, of Seminole, Florida and his daughters Melissa (Corey) Trebiatowski of Chaska, MN, and Jacqueline (Shane) Touhey of Cologne, MN; grandson, Logan, and granddaughters Emily, Lauren, Kendra, Ashley, Rylee, and Danielle. He is also survived by brothers, Jim (Yvonne) Morehouse of Dassel, MN, and Curtis (Marcia) Morehouse of Bristol, SD. Preceding him in death were his parents, Charley and Helen Morehouse; sons, David and Bryan Morehouse; and infant granddaughter Amanda.
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