Gerald ‘Jerry’ H. Faestel

March 10, 1921 - May 19, 2007

Gerald "Jerry" H. Faestel, 86, of Waukesha, died Saturday, May 19, 2007, at Heartland Health Care of Pewaukee. Jerry was born March 10, 1921, in Eagle, the son of Henry and Roxanne (nee Betts) Faestel.

Jerry loved music, boating, hunting and raising sporting dogs.

Jerry will be sadly missed by his wife Harriet. Jerry is survived by his children, David (Catherine) Faestel of Centennial, Colo., Gregory Faestel of Maineville, Ohio, and Jill (Thomas) Hodge of Waukesha. Jerry is further survived by his grandchildren, Joel (Terri) Faestel, Paul (Jaclyn) Faestel, Todd (Elizabeth) Faestel, Justin (Megan) Faestel, Bethany Faestel, Kristin Hodge, and Lauren Hodge. Jerry also is survived by three dear great-grandchildren, Nicholas Faestel, Sarah Faestel and Logan Faestel. Jerry will be missed by many dear friends and relatives.

A funeral Mass for Jerry will be held Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at 11 a.m. at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Leonard Barbian will officiate. The visitation for Jerry will be held Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at St. William Catholic Church at 10 a.m. until the time of service. A private burial for Jerry will immediately follow the church service at Prairie Home Cemetery, 605 S. Prairie Ave., Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, Masses are appreciated.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family.