Jerome ‘Jerry’ Hepp
April 9, 1936 – March 25, 2013
Jerome “Jerry” Hepp of Waukesha passed away peacefully Monday, March
25, 2013, at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 76. He was born April 9,
1936, in Waukesha, the son of Miles and Bernice (nee Kreuser) Hepp.
Jerome was a proud U.S. Army veteran. He also worked for the U.S. Postal
Service in excess of 30 years. He enjoyed helping with the local soap box
derby races. During Jerry’s racing years, B and M Auto Salvage
sponsorship was very much appreciated.
Jerry will be sadly missed by his children, Jeffery (Sylvia) Hepp of
Waukesha, James (Mary) Hepp of Mukwonago and Joyce (John) Bannantine of
Ames, Iowa; grandchildren, Jennette, John, David, Michael, Jordan, Emily,
Christian and Noah; and his great-grandson, Jason. He is further survived
by a brother, James (Eilene) Hepp and Milene (the late Donald) Wegner;
former wife, Joanne Dobbeck; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jean Hepp; a son,
Jerry Hepp; and a brother, Thomas Hepp.
The visitation for Jerome will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m.
funeral service Thursday, March 28, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker
Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Andy
Fetters will be officiating. Burial will follow immediately at Prairie
Memorials to St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Quilters in memory
of Bernice Hepp and in honor of Joanne Dobbeck, 424 Hyde Park Ave.,
Waukesha, WI 53188, would be appreciated.
A special thank-you to Joanne for the care and ongoing friendship she gave
to Jerry; as well as AngelsGrace Hospice for the compassionate care they
showed during Jerry’s stay there.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning
Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a
condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com,
or call 542-6609.