American Veteran 09

Paul D. Gerken

May 1, 1947 ~ June 9, 2020 (age 73)

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Paul D. Gerken, 73, of Lincoln, NE, formerly of Spring Valley, MN, died on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

Born May 1, 1947 in Preston, MN to Harold and Evelyn (Wolfe) Gerken. Paul served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War (1966-1972) and was the recipient of two Purple Heart Medals. He was a member of the V.F.W.

Family members include his children Seann Gerken and Travis Gerken, Lincoln and Corey Gerken, Utah; brothers Wayne Gerken, Albuquerque, NM and Gary Gerken, Lincoln. Preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation will be held at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Preston from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Burial will follow at 11:15 a.m. in the Spring Valley Cemetery.

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June 27, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home - Thauwald Chapel Preston, MN
157 Fillmore St. W., P.O. Box 54
Preston, MN 55965

June 27, 2020

11:15 AM
Spring Valley Cemetery

Spring Valley, MN 5575

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