Tricounty News

Douglas Jarveis, 47

Douglas Jarveis of Watkins died Saturday, April 23, 2011. He was 47.

Memorial services will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Ertl Funeral Home in Watkins with Rev. Jeff Garland officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Douglas Jarveis was born May 8, 1963, in Clarkfield Village, Yellow Medicine County, Minn., to Lowell and Barbara (Drager) Jarveis. He was united in marriage to Susan Bartell July 20, 1985, in St. Cloud. They resided in St. Augusta and Crosby prior to moving to Watkins about four years ago. Douglas was self employed doing auto body repair. His hobbies included hunting and fishing, and he enjoyed planting trees.

Douglas was preceded in death by his grandparents Arnold Drager, and Napoleon and Glenis Jarveis.

He is survived by his wife Susan Jarveis of Watkins; children April Jarveis of Becker and Tanner Jarveis of Watkins; parents Lowell and Barbara Jarveis of Watkins; grandmother Lillian Drager of Cottonwood; sister Sandy (and Peter) Arnold of Glencoe; brother Bob (and Tiana) Jarveis of Pine City; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.