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Jeffrey L. Perrault, 57

Jeffrey Leonard Perrault, age 57, of Hastings, passed away peacefully in his home on Aug. 13, surrounded by the love of his family.

Jeffrey was born Jan. 7, 1957, to Raymond and Colleen (Hubert) Perrault in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended school in Hastings and graduated from Hastings High School in 1975. Jeff was an employee at Navy Island Doors.

Jeff most loved being with his wife and children, and especially cherished being "Bapa" to his six beautiful grandchildren. He was passionate about music and loved playing bass guitar. Throughout his life he played in 7 different bands and for the last 15 years with the Mid-Life Cryslers. His enjoyment of music was evident whether he was playing for an audience, at his children's weddings, or in his living room. Besides music, Jeff loved playing golf with family and friends, collecting antiques, spending time outdoors on any lake, and creating beautiful pieces of art through wood working.

Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Perrault.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Marge of 34 years; three children, Emily (Brent) Bavin, Erin (Matthew) Wayne and Elliott (Stephanie) Perrault; and his grandchildren, Reese, Patrick, Brynn, Luke, Mallory and Annie; mother, Colleen Perrault; brother, Joseph Perrault; sisters, Kathleen (Thomas) Mose, Patricia (Christopher) Fleege and Lynette (Jeffrey) Mayhew; also many nieces and nephews.

The funeral Mass, officiated by Fr. Cole Kracke, will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 West Fifteenth St., Hastings. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, at Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, 201 East Seventh St., Hastings and one hour prior to service at church. Interment will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, Hastings.

Pallbearers are Elliott Perrault, Matthew Wayne, Brent Bavin, Joseph Perrault, Chris Fleege, Matthew Fleege, Jeffrey Mayhew and Mike Marshall.

Arrangements were with the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.