Gerald A. Walsdorf

Feb. 2, 1933 Dec. 28, 2013

Jerry passed away in San Diego, Calif., after a brief battle with cancer.

Jerry lived in Oconomowoc during his grade school and high school years, graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 1955, and then served in the U.S.

Marines for two years. He fell in love with California, where he remained, with frequent visits to his beloved Oconomowoc.

In 1959 he began his career teaching history and geography, retiring in 1988.

He then indulged in his love of camping in the desert, traveling and reading, amassing an amazing personal library. He will be missed by his many friends in California and Wisconsin.

Funeral services were held Jan. 22 at Miramar National Cemetery with military rites.