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Jerald "Jerry" Radcliffe, 82, Fargo, ND died on Thursday, December 17, 2009 at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo.

Jerry was born on December 3, 1927 to William and Mary (Bartholomay) Radcliffe in Leonard, ND. He attended and graduated from Amenia High School. Jerry served in the US Army for two years, then attended and graduated from NDSU in Ag Education in 1952, thereby serving as a commissioned officer in the Army for an additional year.

Jerry married Jeanne Knight on September 10, 1949 in Arthur, ND. They lived in rural Amenia where they farmed for forty three years. He was also a forty two year career agent for Nodak Mutual Insurance Agency, retiring in 2004, with his official retirement in 2009.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne, Fargo, ND; daughters Deb (Ken) Kyser, Erie, ND, Brenda (Kevin) Erickson, Argusville, ND, Michelle (Terry) Maier, Detroit Lakes, MN; daughter-in-law, Teresa Radcliffe, Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Nichol (Keith) O'Leary, Saco, ME, Monica Radcliffe, Beaverton, OR, Mindy Radcliffe, Fargo, ND, Trista (fiancé Brady Backstrom) Radcliffe, Fargo, ND, Jeremy Radcliffe, Fargo, ND, Cole & Brett Kyser, Fargo, ND, Jessie Erickson, Grand Forks, ND, Samantha Maier, Detroit Lakes, MN; great grandchildren, Ava & Morgan Skubic, Beaverton, OR, Baker & Harlow O'Leary, Saco, ME; brothers, Jim Radcliffe, Lisbon, ND, Dwight (Joan) Radcliffe, Fargo, ND; sister-in-law, Marquerite Radcliffe, North Glenn, CO; brother-in-law, Leonard Dalzell, Williamsburg, VA.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Greg and Tim Radcliffe; brothers, Don and Wally (Mary) Radcliffe; and sister, Janice Dalzell.

Visitation: Sunday, December 20, 2009 from 5 to 7 PM with a sharing service at 7 PM at the West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND.

Funeral: Monday at 11 AM at Herby Lutheran Church, rural Argusville, ND

Burial: Herby Lutheran Cemetery.

Condolences can be sent online westfuneralhome.com

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the donor's choice.

Directions to Herby Lutheran Church
From ARGUSVILLE - 5 miles West on Cty Hwy 4, 2 miles South on Cty Hwy 11, 1 mile West on gravel.

From MAPLETON - 10 miles North on Cty Hwy 11, 1 mile West on gravel.

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