WAUKESHA

Gerald ‘Jerry’ B. Martin

Jan. 17, 1939 - Dec. 3, 2011

Gerald "Jerry" B. Martin of Waukesha, born Jan. 17, 1939, passed away peacefully in his sleep Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at the age of 72.

He is survived by his wife, Marylyn (nee Vomastic); a daughter, Maureen Martin; and a grandson, Nathan Martin. Jerry is also survived by brothers, nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rochelle Martin.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 4 p.m. prayer service Sunday, Dec. 11, at Heritage Funeral Home, 16880 W. National Ave., New Berlin. Burial of cremains will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Jerry retired from Trans Con and Fleming Company. He brought joy to all by playing "Santa" for 50-plus years. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Hunger Task Force or give to Toys for Tots in "Santa’s" honor.

Heritage Funeral Home’s New Berlin Chapel is serving the family. For more information, call 901-1140 or visit online at www.heritagefuneral.com for the guest book and directions.