Jerome Allan Jahnz, 77


Jerome Allan Jahnz, 77, of Woodland passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. He was born on July 20, 1935 in Rubicon, the son of August and Frances (nee Heintz) Jahnz. He graduated from Hartford Union High School in 1954 and worked in canning factories in Hartford, Hustisford, and Iron Ridge.

He worked as a mason in residential construction. For 20 years, Jerome owned and operated Jahnz’s Mason Construction Company. In 1976, he worked at Woodland Manufacturing Pella-Pack Insulation Company. In 1993, he worked for a cheese company in Mayville and, after that, he worked for Caravan Trailer Company in Fox Lake. After many years of hard work in many different fields, Jerome retired in 2000.
Jerome is preceded in death by his wife, Lillian, in 2001, by his brothers Harry, Lovell, William and James, his sisters, Pearl and Lavern, and his nephew Dean Jahnz.

He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Randall Jahnz of Wisconsin Rapids, Terri (Gary) Weber of Chilton, Steven Jahnz of Chilton, Wanda (Kenneth) Bamberg of South Carolina, Andrea (Michael) Bertotto of Chilton, and Bobbi (Jeffrey) Craig of Prairie du Sac. He is lso survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation is Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home in Hartford. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Mike Tess will officiate. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home – Hartford is serving the family; www.berndtledesma.com.