Jerry Edwin Thorstad, 75, of Dickinson, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, January 12, 2022. In accordance with Jerry’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2022 at Stevenson Funeral Home. A private burial service will be held at a later date.
Jerry was born March 29th, 1946 to Edwin and Arleen (Nodland) Thorstad.
Jerry graduated from Dickinson High School and was “one heck of an athlete”. He loved all things outdoors and looked forward to his yearly hunting trips with his buddies. Most recently he enjoyed going on vacation with Deb and learning about the local history of each town. His sense of humor and storytelling will be missed.
Jerry is survived by his children; Joelle (Devin) Vannatta of Windsor CO, Jerry (Margaret “Peggy”) Thorstad of Erie CO; confidant, Deb Wolfe of Dickinson ND; nine grandchildren, Jeremiah, Tanner, Dylan, CaSarah, Hannah, Amber(Erik), John, Eliana, and Micah; four great-grandchildren, Jaxx, Jylz, Emersyn and Benjamin; brothers, Gordon (Anita) Thorstad of Tucson AZ, Ron (Cynthia) Thorstad of Denver CO, and Lyman (Patricia) Larson of Boise ID; one sister, Norma Thorstad Knapp of Alexandria, MN; one uncle, George (Kayleen) Nodland, Dickinson ND; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Evelyn (Thorstad) Snyder; brothers, Allen and Michael Thorstad; and brother-in-law, Fred Snyder.