Gerald Koetter, 65 year old, resident of Pierz, MN passed away Saturday, August 3, 2013 at his home in Pierz, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierz, MN with Father Kenneth Popp officiating. Burial will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls. Military Rites will be conducted by Pierz American Legion Post # 341.Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4-8 P.M. at the Shelley–Virnig funeral chapel in Pierz and from 9-10 A.M. on Wednesday also at the funeral chapel. Christian Mothers Rosary at 4:30 P.M. Parish Prayers at 7 P.M. followed by Knights of Columbus at 7:30 P.M.