|Birth: ||May 8, 1928|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 1996|
Services will be held Thursday for Gerald E. "Jerry" Abrahamson, who passed away April 21, 1996, in Eureka at the age of 67. He was a resident of Fortuna.
A lifelong resident of Humboldt County, Jerry was born in Eureka on May 8, 1928. He attended Eureka City Schools. He became a long-line trucker for Callison Trucking and later went to work for the Pacific Lumber Company, retiring in 1976. After his retirement, Jerry became a commercial fisherman, owning and operating his own boats, the Dolphin and the King Salmon.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Velda Abrahamson of Fortuna; three daughters and their spouses, Mary and Greg Griswold of Central Point, OR, Janet and Jim Ross of Hydesville, and DeeAnne and Doug Green of Vacaville; three grandchildren, Andrea Langdon of Eureka, Rebecca Griswold of Eugene, OR, and James Ross of Hydesville; Aunt Rose Abrahamson of Willow Creek; and his cousin, Bob Abrahamson of Redding. He is also survived by numerous other relatives.
Friends are invited to attend services Thursday, April 25, 1996, at 10 a.m. at Goble's Chapel Fortuna with the Rev. Pastor Bob Atkinson officiating.
Interment will follow at Sunrise Cemetery, Fortuna with his daughters and their husbands serving as casket bearers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Goble's Chapel, Fortuna, where friends may call today until 5 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to service time.
The family has asked that those wishing make memorial contributions to a favorite charity.
My dad was laid to rest next to his father, Edwin.
Edwin Walter Abrahamson (1904 - 1971)
Ellen Irene Lolax Sobol (1907 - 1986)
Janet Louise Abrahamson Ross Craddock (1951 - 2012)*
May 8, 1942 - Apr. 21, 1996
WALKING FOREVER WITH GOD
Plot: Block 14, Lot 17, Grave 5
Maintained by: Dee Green
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Jones
Record added: Aug 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75713683
Love you and miss you, Dad!|
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