Jeffrey L. Garner

November 15, 1950 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 71)


Jeffrey L. Garner, 71, Two Harbors, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, April 2, 2022.

Jeff was born November 15, 1950 to George and Marceline (Helmer) Garner in Bloomington, Minnesota, and grew up in Atwater. After graduating from high school in 1968, he served stateside in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. Jeff moved to Two Harbors in 1976 and was employed by the D M & I R Railway on the ore docks until retiring in 2006. He also worked at Gooseberry Falls State Park for several years.

He enjoyed fishing with his friends, and flower gardening.

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents; a nephew, James Garner; and his special dog, Yoda.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Bonnie; sister and brother, Sandra Edwards and Ronald (Kathy) Garner both of Atwater; nephews, Michael (Cory Bauer) and Joel (Theresa) Edwards, a niece, Emily (Jeff) Wilson; Bonnie’s sisters, Judy (Charlie) Johnson and Joyce (Patrick) Gjerdahl and their families; and many friends.

Visitation will be from 1-3 PM on Monday, April 11, 2022 at Cavallin Funeral Home in Two Harbors. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. To share your memories or condolences online please visit


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April 11, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cavallin Funeral Home
426 2nd Ave
Two Harbors, MN 55616

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