Jerome R. Krezman

Jerome R. Krezman, 73, of West Bend, passed away Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at his residence.

Jerome was born on April 13, 1935, to Joseph and Julia (Sobczak) Krezman in Milwaukee.

Jerome enlisted in the Marines on Aug. 11, 1952. During his service, some time was spent in the Korean Conflict. Being a Marine and serving his country was one of Jerome’s greatest accomplishments in life.

Jerome married Barbara (Stroik) and began living his life as a dedicated husband and father while raising and supporting his family, which in turn was another of his great accomplishments in life.

He is a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Kewaskum and served in the ministry of hospitality.

Jerome is survived by his wonderful and loving wife of 39 years, Barbara; children, Debra, Christopher, Bruce, Russell (Lisa) and Julie Hamann; two stepchildren, Robert (Terrie) Poznanski and Paul (June) Poznanski; and a daughter-in-law, Julie.

Further survived by 19 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and still counting; two sisters, Joanne (George) Cwilkowski and Jean Kulas; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael; stepdaughter Lynn Poznanski; brother, Joseph; and sister-in-law, Sarah.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 331 Main St., Kewaskum, with Fr. Edwin Kornath officiating.

Interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the church only on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass, 11 a.m.

Memorials are appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, 338-2050. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.