Jerry Raph, age 71, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2023. He was born to Gerald and Judith Raph on April 19, 1952, in Brainerd. He loved the mountains, hunting and spending time outdoors.
Jerry is survived by his best friend, Lillie; children, Cyndy Boyd (Steve) and Bradley Raph (Audrey); mother, Judy; siblings: Penney Schneider, Lynn Raph, Neil Raph (Barb), Gary Raph (Lynn), Brenda Sullivan (Bill); 4 grandchildren; and many, many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald; brother-in-law, Carl Schneider; and his grandparents.
A special thank you to the first responders, ambulance crew and Crow Wing County Sheriff’s office who responded to care for Jerry and his family.
Services will be 1 PM on Tuesday, August 1, at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.