Gerald ‘Jerry’ Kienbaum

Gerald W. "Jerry" Kienbaum, 56, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Jerry was born Oct. 27, 1954, in Beaver Dam to Gerald and Joan (nee Dominquez) Kienbaum. He was united in marriage to Tamara Thompson on Dec. 10, 1993, in West Bend.

Jerry worked for Kettle Moraine Coating Inc. for 21 years. He was an avid sports fan and especially loved the Packers.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Tammy; his children, Robert Reed, Gina Kienbaum, Courtney Kienbaum, Marie Kienbaum, Bryan Lulich and Kurt (Kyle) Lulich; his granddaughter, Elizabeth; his siblings, Mary (Kevin) Christman and Brian (Sally) Kienbaum; and his mother-in-law, Helen Thompson. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law, Ed "Popeye" Thompson.

Funeral services for Jerry will be held on Sunday, Jan. 16, at 3 p.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford, with the Rev. Doug Livingston officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.shimonfuneralhome.com