Jerome A. Hottenroth Jr

Jerome A. "Jerry" Hottenroth Jr. of Allenton passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at the age of 77.

Born to the late Jerome and Marcella (Holz) Hottenroth Sr. on Sept. 18, 1931, in Colgate.

Father of Pam (Greg) Grover, Sue (Mark) Naber, Cindy Hottenroth, Tony (Shelly) Hottenroth, Randy (Sandy) Hottenroth, Linda (Matt) Briggs, Rick Hottenroth and Laurie Anders; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He is further survived by a brother, Charles (Faye), sisters Mildred Winzek and Dorothy (Dave) Przybylski, two sisters-in-law, Betty and Deborah; special friends, Ceil Kress and Emily Raush; other relatives and friends.

Jerry was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia; his parents; his son, Todd; one brother, Kenneth; a brother-in-law, Richard Winzek and other close relatives.

Jerry honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.

On Jan. 16, 1954, he married Patricia Wolf of Richfield, who preceded him in death on Oct. 5, 2002.

Jerry retired from Zuerns Building Products after many years of dedicated service. Jerry enjoyed going up north, gardening and working on his wood crafts.

A memorial service in honor of Jerry will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095.

Friends and family may visit from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 pm.

Cremation will take place at Paradise Cremation Services of West Bend.

Memorials in Jerome’s memory are appreciated to the Kathy Hospice of West Bend.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Mosley, nurse Jane, receptionist Sue and the staff at the West Bend Clinic.

"Bye."

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