Jeffrey H. “Jeff” Middendorf


Jeffrey H. “Jeff” Middendorf, age 63 of Grey Eagle, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at his home in Grey Eagle, Minnesota, after a short battle with cancer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 15 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Melrose.
Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church Melrose.
Jeffrey Henry Middendorf was born June 14, 1957 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Conrad “Connie” and Ethel (Herzog) Middendorf. He attended Melrose High School and served in the armed forces for a short time before being medically discharged. Jeff worked at Long Prairie Packing, Jennie-O in Melrose, and the Melrose Feed Mill. He loved hunting and fishing, going to the casino, and going to sporting events with his sons.
Survivors include his sons, Travis Middendorf of Grey Eagle and Trevor (fiancé, Rachel Strzelecki) Middendorf of Sartell; stepson, William Boyes of Grey Eagle; girlfriend, Jeanie Boyes of Grey Eagle; step-grandchildren, Molly and Gabe Tickler of Ohio; brothers and sisters, Daniel Middendorf of Upsala, JoAnn (David) Voller of Upsala, Dennis Middendorf of Melrose, Glen Middendorf of Melrose, and Diane (Allen) Herzog of Upsala.
Jeff was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Judy Middendorf; and Godson, Eric Middendorf.
Serving as casket bearers will be Tim Voller, Devin Voller, Brandon Voller, Brianna Middendorf, Sarah Herzog, and Miranda Kulzer. Cross bearer will be Nick Herzog and scripture bearer will be Matt Herzog.
Memorials are preferred.
Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.