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Ethan Gerads

April 17, 2007 — July 21, 2023

Albany, Minnesota

Ethan Gerads

Ethan J. Gerads, age 16 of Albany, passed away Friday, July 21, 2023 from injuries sustained in a car accident near Freeport, Minnesota. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 26 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany with Rev. Daniel Walz officiating and Rev. Edward Vebelun, O.S.B. concelebrating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. 

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Seven Dolors Gathering Area in Albany.

Ethan Jerome Gerads was born April 17, 2007 in Albany, Minnesota to Jeff and Melissa (Sand) Gerads.  He was an active member of Seven Dolors parish.  He attended Holy Family (K-5) and Albany Area Schools and would have been a Jr. this fall. Ethan enjoyed hunting, fishing, hanging with his friends and was a member of the high school trap team.  He looked forward to being a farmer in the future and worked at Gill Family Dairy and G&C Cattle/Gary & Christina Geise Farm.  He was hard working, reliable and took pride in everything he did.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his parents, Jeff and Melissa Gerads of Albany; sister, Emma Gerads of Avon; brother, Owen Gerads at home; grandparents, Joann Gerads of Freeport and Marvin and Marian Sand of Albany; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends; and his dog, Bella.

Ethan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jerome Gerads.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm

Seven Dolors Gathering Area

150 2nd St, Albany, MN 56307

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am

Seven Dolors Gathering Area

150 2nd St, Albany, MN 56307

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm

Seven Dolors Catholic Church

150 2nd St, Albany, MN 56307

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