Gerald Daniel Krahn died Jan. 13. He was 77.

Mr. Krahn was born April 27, 1936, in Rochester, Minn., to Fred and Agnes Krahn. After graduating from Lourdes High School, he married Hildegard Benson. In 1956, they settled in Portland. He was a carpenter and then a business agent for the Union Local 1020.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbe; and son, David (Cheryl). He is survived by his wife; and children, Jay (Monique), Jeff (Tanya), Mary and Becky (Anthony); 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at St. Joseph the Worker Church.