Jerome “Jerry” H. Langer, 67
July 13, 1952-June 30, 2020
Jerome “Jerry” H. Langer, 67, died June 30 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud. His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. The Rev. Ronald Weyrens will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.
Langer was born July 13, 1952 in Pierz to Martha (Koll) and Carl Langer. He grew up on a farm in Pierz and lived in Sartell most of his adult life. Langer married Patricia Miller on Aug. 27, 1977 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids. He worked for Fingerhut for more than 30 years and was a member of St. Francis Xavier church where he served as an usher. He was a board member of Catholic United Financial. Langer enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, fish fries, watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, and playing cards with family and friends. He was easy going, loving, faithful and always put family first. Most importantly he was a wonderful father and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include the following: his daughter and son, Sara (Joe) Storkamp of St. Cloud and Jeff (Jen) Langer of Deer Creek; sister and brother: Cathy Paquin of Somerset, Wisconsin, and Gerard Langer of St. Cloud; grandchildren: Tessa and William Langer; mother-in-law: Dona Miller; sisters-in-law: Kathy (Mike) Wolf, Kelly (Jay) Bares, and Lynda (Daryl) Senger; brothers-in-law: Chuck (Jane) Miller and Mike (Bridget) Miller; step-grandchildren: Damion, Bella and Makayla Zimmerman; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by the following: his parents; wife, Patricia in 2019; brothers: Lawrence and John Langer; sister: Mary Langer; infant sister: Theresa; father-in-law: Charles Miller; and brother-in-law: Jim Paquin.
Obituary, guest book and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.