Gerald B. Liddell

August 31, 1935 ~ March 15, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Gerald Liddell Obituary

                Gerald B. Liddell, 87, of Chippewa Falls, died Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at his residence surrounded by his loving family under the care of St. Croix Hospice.

                Gerald was born August 31, 1935, in the town of Anson, the son of Albert and Evelyn (Kenyon) Liddell. Jerry served in the National Guard for 14 years.           

                On September 4, 1956, Gerald married the love of his life, Janet Swoboda at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Drywood. Jerry enjoyed being with his family, playing cards, hunting, storytelling, and dancing. He was loved by all and made friends with all he met. He left a big impression wherever he went and was blessed with a very strong faith.

                 Jerry worked for Ken Loew Excavating and Chippewa County as a heavy equipment operator for many years.

                Gerald is survived by two sons, Dan (Laura) Liddell and Mike (Julie) Liddell both of Chippewa Falls; two daughters, Brenda (Mike) Walker of Cadott and Terri (Randy) Rurup of Chippewa Falls; one sister, Alberta Bellmore of Chippewa Falls; special friend and companion, Joan Lee of Chippewa Falls; seven grandchildren, Shannon (Matt) Olsen, Andrew Liddell, Justin (Katie) Rurup, Sidney (Matt) Maletto, Ryan Liddell, Matt and Brett Walker; and four great grandchildren, Barrett Rurup, Ivy Rurup, Brock Boiteau-Rurup and Ryley Olsen.

                Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Janet on April 18, 2017; his parents; five brothers, Morris, Ted, Dayton, Lawrence and Chalis Liddell; and granddaughter, Malorie Liddell.

                 Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 4 at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls. Entombment will be in Hope Mausoleum in Chippewa Falls.

                Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 3 at the Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls. There will be a Christian vigil service at 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.


Funeral services for Gerald B. Liddell were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 4 at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls.

Rev. Brandon Guenther was celebrant of the funeral Mass assisted by Mass server, Mike Korger. Entombment was in Hope Mausoleum in Chippewa Falls.

Music during the Mass was provided by Beth Martinek and Sue Van de Loo. Readings were given by Laura Liddell and Katie Rurup. Gift bearers were Mark and Rosanne Swoboda.

Casket bearers were Brock Boiteai-Rurup, Andy and Ryan Liddell, Matthew Maletto, Justin and Randy Rurup, Matt and Ryley Olsen.

Monday evening Rev. Guenther led the family, relatives and friends in a Christian vigil service at the funeral home.

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April 3, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Horan Funeral Home (Chippewa Falls)
420 Bay Street
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729

Vigil Service
April 3, 2023

6:00 PM
Horan Funeral Home (Chippewa Falls)
420 Bay Street
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729

Funeral Mass
April 4, 2023

10:30 AM
Notre Dame Catholic Church (Chippewa Falls)


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