Jerry Donald Regan, 69, of Duluth, MN, passed away of sudden cardiac arrest on May 21, 2018. Jerry was born in Crookston, MN on July 26, 1948 to Gayle and Lorraine Regan. He attended Crookston Cathedral High School and the University of Minnesota, Crookston. After college, he served in the Army during the Vietnam War.
Jerry owned and operated McCormick’s Bar in Grand Rapids for several years then moved on as a meat salesman for several companies in Minneapolis. At the time of his death he owned and operated Great Lakes Distributing. Jerry’s paradise was his summer retreat on the St. Louis River. His presence there will be missed by many. Jerry married the love of his life, Joanne, on August 27th, 2016. The two of them enjoyed wintering in Arizona for the past five years.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Gayle and Lorraine, and step-son, Scott Lustig.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Joanne; sons, Chris Regan and Joseph Mazitelli; daughter, Becky Damon; his grandson Owen Damon; brothers: Larry (Jerry’s twin), John (Shawn), and Dennis (Debbie); sisters, Trish (Pete) Ramstad and Jane Regan; step-children: Tim (Dani) Lustig, Gary Lustig, Donald Lustig, and Pat (Jen) Lustig; as well as, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; many cousins and friends.
Jerry’s memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 622 99th Ave. W., Duluth, MN, with visitation from 10 to 11 AM.