Jerry Burchardt (Jerald) of Oconomowoc passed away on November 18, 2016, at the age of 80 years. He was born in the Town of Ashippun on April 30, 1936, to Herbert and Louise Burchardt. He married Jeanie Blunt in 1997 at Our Saviorís Lutheran Church.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Jeanie; children, Jodi Waszak and Jeff (Lisa) Burchardt; stepchildren, Barry (Marina) Blunt, Judy Mellichamp and Suzanne Blunt; grandchildren, Kyle Waszak, Wesley (Lacie) Waszak, Emme Burchardt and Hannah Burchardt; and his great-grandchildren, Winter and Freya Waszak. He is further survived by his brothers and sisters Murial Jaeger, Lois (Palmer) Wittnebel, Gary (Ann) Burchardt, Daryl (Julie) Burchardt and Gene Sylvester.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Louise Burchardt; his son James Burchardt; brothers and sisters Alevia Wittnebel, Everett Jaeger, Virginia Sylvester, and Bob and Henrietta Burchardt.
Jerry was the owner of Lorleberg True Value in Oconomowoc. He was a member of Our Saviorís Lutheran Church for over 60 years. He was a life member of the Oconomowoc Lions Club, and was on the board of directors for First Bank Financial Center for 25 years, the board of directors for nine years for Shorehaven, on the building committee for Our Saviorís Lutheran Church, and in Pewaukee Army Reserves from 1958 to 1964.
Friends may visit on Friday, December 2, from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m., all at Our Saviorís Lutheran Church, 145 Lisbon Road Oconomowoc, WI 53066.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the Five Oís Burchardt Foundation or Our Saviorís Bell Tower Fund.
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