Jeffrey L. Follett, age 70 of Litchfield, MN, died on Sunday August 25, 2019 at his home in Litchfield, MN. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, August 30, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be from 4:30 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday at the church and will continue one hour prior to the service on Friday. Interment will be held in the Ness Lutheran Cemetery, Litchfield, MN.
Jeffrey “Jeff” Lynn Follett, the son of Clayton and Mary (Blowers) Follett was born in Fairmont, MN on November 23, 1948. He was baptized in Fairmont, MN and confirmed in Welcome, MN. He went to school in Welcome, MN and St. Louis Park; before graduating from Minnetonka High School. He continued his education, graduating from the Minneapolis Business College. Jeff was united in marriage to Geraldine M. Young at the Church of Saint Gertrude in Forest City on July 5, 1969. After getting married they lived in Kasson, Austin and Litchfield, MN. Jeff was an accountant for Gauthier Industries; and the accountant, office manager and later the general manager at the Austin’s County Club. Then he was the accountant at Rochester Country Club until his retirement. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church and the Kasson Jaycees. Jeff had a great sense of humor and a light hearted spirit. He enjoyed wood working, going on cruises, visiting and playing bingo and cards with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Geraldine of Litchfield, MN; children Jennifer (John) Weger of Ely, IA and Pauline (David) Hinsch of Center City, MN; four grandchildren Tyler Ruby Weger (and Ryan Lanz) of Davenport, IA; Robert Weger of Ely, IA; Cora Hinsch of Center City, MN and Clayton Hinsch of Center City, MN; and sisters-in-law Pat Follett and Sue Follett.
He was preceded in death by his parents Clayton and Mary Follett; brothers Donald and Barry; and sister Carol.