Carl D. Gjertson, 78, extraordinary husband and father, left this earth on April 13, 2018.
He was born to Carl and Emma Gjertson on May 26, 1939, in Owatonna, Minn.
He is predeceased by his daughter, Melody, and brother, Richard. He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Janice Gjertson; son Richard Hobson and his wife, Jennifer; son, Aaron Hobson; and six adoring grandchildren: Janna, Jeffrey, Jacob, Joshua, Emily and Jeremiah.
Carl served in the Marines from 1957-65.
A memorial service will be held on April 27 at 11 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 420 San Lorenzo Ave. NW, Albuquerque. Private family interment will be held at a later date and time.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Toys for Tots at albuquerque-nm.toysfortots.org, St Jude’s Children’s Hospital at stjude.org or Disabled American Veterans at dav.org. Visit the online guest book for Carl at FrenchFunerals.com.
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