Jerry Cerise, 74

Jerry E. Cerise, 74, of New Prague, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis, after a 14-month battle with pleural mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. at the Ft. Snelling Memorial Chapel in Minneapolis, with Bill Dexheimer Pharris officiating.

Interment will follow at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

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