Gerald R. Hron

Gerald R. Hron of West Bend died on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital at the age of 56 years.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1951, in West Bend to the late Ronald and Odelia (Volesky) Hron.

Being a lifelong resident of West Bend, he attended local schools, graduating from West Bend High School with the class of 1970.

For the past 17 years, he has been employed as a tool and die maker at Daco Precision in Kewaskum.

Survivors include one brother, Tom (Pat) of Oconto Falls; one nephew, Robbi (Bridget) of DeForest; one greatniece and one greatnephew, Emily and Michael; other relatives and friends, including Joe Zotter of West Bend and Gordy Becker of Kewaskum.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Holy Angels Catholic Church, with Fr. Gerald Brittain presiding.

Burial will be Tuesday in Holy Angels Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the church only on Monday from 5 until 6:45 p.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family, www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.