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Jerald Joseph Hovda

July 3, 1942 — February 27, 2024

Gold Beach

Former Estacada resident, Jerry Hovda, died in Gold Beach, Oregon on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.  He was 81 years old.

A graveside service will be held 2pm, Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at Pistol River Cemetery in Gold Beach.  

A memorial service will be held 1pm, Thursday, March 7, 2024 at Estacada Funeral Chapel.

Jerald Joseph Hovda was born July 3, 1942 in Portland, Oregon to Harold and Sibyl (Partlow) Hovda.   He was raised in Powell Valley, Oregon.   On September 28, 1960 Jerry entered into the US Army and was stationed in Korea.  After Korea, while he was stationed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, he cared for former President Eisenhower for a time.  He was honorably discharged on August 31, 1966.  During his working career Jerry was a truck driver, a business owner and a medical representative selling medical devices.

Survivors include his daughters, Theresa Hovda (Al) Coscia, Tracy Hovda (Phillip) Corbitt; sons, Jerry (Traci) Hovda, Scott (Ann) Hovda; brother, Garth (Cindy) Hovda; sisters, Gladys Kent, Maxine (Chuck) Rogalski, LeOla Postlethwait; grandchildren, Luke Coscia, Bradley (Jenna) Corbitt, Ashley Corbitt (Matt) DeHart, Wesley (Becca) Corbitt, Cody and Riley Hovda, Whitney Schreiber Hovda, Ashlee O’Neil, Britanee (Brandon) Gifford, McKenzie Hovda; great grandchildren, Drew, Lila and Claire Corbitt, Morgan, Nathan, William, Owen and Benjamin DeHart, Charlie Corbitt, Olliver and Arabella Gifford and special extended family, caregivers and angels Mike and Catherine Hewgill and their daughter Elizabeth.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Margy Michael and brother, Kenny Hovda.

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Pacific time)

Estacada Funeral Chapel

110 W 1st Ave, Estacada, OR 97023

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