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1947-2021 • La Grande

Jerry Dale Ingerson, 74, of La Grande, died April 21 at his residence. Services will be held this summer.

Jerry was born April 15, 1947, in La Grande, to James and Eloise (Davis) Ingerson. He attended Central Elementary School, La Grande Junior High School, and La Grande High School. He was an avid baseball player all throughout his childhood.

Jerry enlisted in the U.S. Navy shortly after high school and was honorably discharged after serving during the Vietnam War. He was married to Connie Ingerson and then later married Rebecca (Cross) Ingerson. Jerry and Rebecca were married until her passing.

Jerry was employed by Eastern Oregon University as a carpenter and locksmith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, woodcutting and watching all sports on TV.

Surviving relatives include his sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin and Tina Ingerson, Steven Ingerson, and Kyle and Carmen Ingerson, all of La Grande; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Greg Blackman of La Grande; six grandchildren; and six nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca, and parents, James and Eloise Ingerson.

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