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Gerald J. Craven

Gerald “Jerry” J. Craven went to be with his Lord on January 8, 2021.

Gerald Jerome Craven was born on February 25, 1939, to Bruce and Alfa Craven of Carrington, ND, where he grew up and graduated from Carrington High School.

After high school, he served in the National Guard for a period of time.

He met his bride to be, Vivian Goeddertz, while working in Steele, ND, for Burlington Railroad.

They were wed on May 18, 1963, and had a glorious 57 years together.  Throughout their marriage, they enjoyed many adventures filling their lives with wonderful memories.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce and Alfa Craven.

Jerry is survived by his wife Vivian, his sister Jane Kulla, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Private Family Service will be held for Jerry.

His Burial will take place at the Heaton Cemetery.

Posted Condolences:


  1. I have no words. Viv, Dan and I are devastated. The two of you have been such an inspiration to us as a married couple, and such good neighborly friends. Jerry was a joy to talk with, we shall miss him terribly. Please let us know if there is ANYTHING we can do.

  2. Vivian, John and I are very sorry for your loss. Cherish your many special memories.

  3. I’m so sorry to hear of your loss, Vivian. Prayers with you. (Previous Fargo Forum Carriers)


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