Jeffrey James Oddson, age 73, of Pequot Lakes, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at his home. He was born to Belmont and Lauretta Oddson on April 5, 1947, in St. Paul, MN. Jeff graduated from Cretin High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1969. He was a truck driver for many years and also owned the Ideal Store for 5 years in the 1980’s. Jeff enjoyed playing cribbage and all card games and was an avid golfer. He was a caring, compassionate nonjudgmental and peaceful person who was the peacemaker of the family.
Jeff is survived by his son, James Oddson of Pine River; daughter, Tracy Oddson of Pequot Lakes; granddaughter, Aliya Kennedy (Matt Rolfson) of Merrifield; great granddaughter, Alivia; sister, Mary Jane Johnson-Olson of Pequot Lakes; sister-in-law, Marilyn Oddson of Pillager; many nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bruce and Terry; sister, Sandra; and wife, Peggy.
Services will be 2 PM on Thursday, June 25 at Kline Funeral Home, Pequot Lakes. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Pequot Lakes Cemetery.