Dr. Jerry Ahrendt

Dr. Jerry Carl Ahrendt, age 71 of Independence passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013. He was born December 16, 1941 to Arthur and Catherine (Giedemann) Ahrendt in Luverne, Minnesota.

Dr. Ahrendt was a longtime veterinarian in the Delano area. He loved his family, his wife, his children and his grandchildren. He loved to care for his animals and to spend time herding his sheep with his herding dog Suta.

He was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Catherine Ahrendt; brother Allen and twin brother Jim. He is survived by his wife Robi; children Chris (Carolina), Kara (Paul) Richter, Katari; grandchildren Josef and Jack Richter; as well as many other family members.

Memorial services were held on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Delano, Minnesota.