Gerald “Jerry” Ivan Denison, 69, Minneapolis, died Sunday, June 19, 2016, at the Ottawa County Health Center.

He was born June 6, 1947, in Salina to Harold and Florence (Walle) Denison. He was a graduate of Bennington High School and Brown Mackie College.

He married Mary Ann Keller on April 3, 1971, in Ellis. She preceded him in death April 18, 2008. He worked for SRS for many years. He was a U.S. Army veteran from 1966 to 1972.

Survivors include two sons, Waylan Denison and Justin Denison; a half-brother, Darrell Yost; and four granddaughters.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis; burial in Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis with military honors.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson Family Funeral Home, Minneapolis.

Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church or Love, INC., in care of the funeral home.

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