A memorial service was held May 31, 2019, at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo, for Jerome A. Wild, of Fargo, formerly of Langdon, who died on May 24, 2019, at Sanford Palliative Care surrounded by family and embraced by love.
Jerome (Jerry) Wild was born August 9, 1933, on a farm called “Wildwood” the youngest of seven children born to Joseph and Diomah Wild. He attended Osnabrock Township Consolidated School and graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Devils Lake, in 1951. He returned to operate the family farm which he eventually purchased and operated with the help of his family. He married Marie C. Bruers from Clyde on June 20, 1957. They lived on a farm near Osnabrock until they started a Sears Catalog Store and moved to Langdon in 1970. He was the Sears service technician for the area while continuing to operate the family farm. They retired in 1986 and moved to Fargo to be closer to their family. In 1996 they started enjoying their winters in Mesa, Arizona.
He is survived by his wife, Marie of 61 years, four children, Steven (Jennifer) Wild, Bowman; David (Tammy) Wild, Fargo, Konnie (Terry) Howitz, Mesa Ariz., and Lisa (Matt) Wiley, Mesa, Ariz., nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and one sister, Jean (Larry) Charbonneau, Pembina.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Diomah Wild, two brothers, Thomas and John Peter and three sisters Kathryn Cottingham and Margaret Romanick and Mary Jane Janacek who passed away eight minutes after Jerry on May 24.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center. Online guestbook at: www.boulgerfuneralhome.com