Jerald Koskinen, 1943 ~ 2010

Jerald Lee Koskinen, 66 of Avondale, AZ went to be with our Lord on Feb. 7, 2010. Jerald was born on Dec. 14, 1943 in Grand Junction, Colo., but was raised in Telluride, Colo.

He also lived in Moab, where he worked for Texas Gulf Potash. He was also a miller, a fire chief, a miner and a water commissioner.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He had a love for the great outdoors. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He was preceded in passing by his parents, Dick and Betty Koskinen.

Jerald is survived by his loving wife, Donna, two sons, Jerry and Dale, daughter-in-law, Carrie and three grandchildren, Elizabeth Eagle, Patrick Koskinen and Maegen Anderson, and one brother, George.

Jerald will always be missed and never forgotten!

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until noon, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 at Crystal Rose Funeral Home, 9155 W. Van Buren, Tolleson, Ariz., with interment to follow at Louis B. Hazelton Memorial Cemetery, 23100 W. Broadway Rd., Buckeye, Ariz.

Condolences may be posted online at www.crystalrosefuneralhome.com.