Gerald "Jerry" BratholtGerald “Jerry” “Punky” Bratholt, 79, Fargo, ND passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Evergreen Nursing Home, Moorhead, MN after a short battle with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. He was born on May 11, 1934 to Ole and Juliet (Bjvelrud) Bratholt in Lake Park, MN and grew up in Hunter, ND.
In 1958 he enrolled in the US Army and was stationed in Georgia. During his time in the service he got his mechanic’s license. After he was honorably discharged in 1960, he returned to Hunter and worked as a mechanic for Hunter Implements until 1966 when he moved to Fargo. In 1968 Jerry began his employment at the Fargo Park District where he worked as a mechanic until his retirement in 1996.