WAUKESHA

Gerald ‘Jerry’ E. Frank

May 10, 1927 – Jan. 11, 2011


Gerald "Jerry" E. Frank of Waukesha passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at the age of 83. Jerry was born May 10, 1927, the son of Willard and Edna Frank in Mukwonago.

He worked as a plumber for more than 50 years and was a member of the Plumbers Local 75. Jerry was a past member of the Eagles Club. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was an MP. He was an avid Packers fan, enjoyed travel and loved his cars and truck.

Jerry will be sadly missed by his wife, Anna, and his children, Cindy (Mike) Liburdi of Waukesha, Tom (Debbie) Frank of Genesee and Susie (Rex) Verhalen of the Town of Brookfield. Jerry is the loving grandfather of Chris (Stacie) Liburdi of the Town of Delafield, Breanna (Justin) Hellenbrand of Sun Prairie, Ryan Frank of Madison and Eric Frank of Milwaukee; loving great-grandfather of Seth and Gavin; dear brother of Diane (Ron) Wilgrubs of Sussex, Bill (Jan) Frank of Mukwonago, Karen (Dan) Richards of Waukesha, Kathy (Doug) Banaszak of Waukesha, Jim Frank of Pewaukee, Harry (Cindy) Frank of the Town of Vernon, Mike Frank of Oconomowoc and John (Barb) Frank of Nevada; and the brother-in-law of Joyce Frank of Waukesha and Patricia Frank of Mukwonago. He is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Bob, Mel and Jack, and his sister, Margie.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. funeral service Friday, Jan. 14, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Pete Peterson will officiate. Burial with full military honors will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to BFO Charities, c/o Tom Frank, W335-S4790 Fox Hollow Drive, Dousman, WI 53118.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home is serving the family. For the online obituary or for cards of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneral Home.com or call 542-6609.