Jerome ‘Jerry’ J. Baumgartner

Dec, 17, 1928 - Nov. 28, 2007

Jerome "Jerry" J. Baumgartner, 78, of Palmyra, passed away Nov. 28, 2007. He was born in Waukesha on Dec. 17, 1928, the son of Earl and Florence Baumgartner.

Jerry was retired from International Harvester where he worked as a machinist. He also was a veteran of the United States Army.

Jerry leaves behind his loving daughter, Denise Johnson of Palmyra; grandchildren, Emily (Brendan) Walsh of New Berlin, Kyle (Jennifer) Johnson of Tennessee and Sam Rolfer of West Bend; great-grandchild Cadence; brothers, Ralph, Dennis (Elaine), Dean (Patricia) and Marty (Glenice); and nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Glen and Neal.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 5, 2007, at Mealy’s Funeral Home, 320 W. Main St., Palmyra, with visitation from 6 p.m. until the time of service.

Mealy’s Funeral Service, 594-2442, is serving the family.