Jerod William Guell, 27

Jerod William Guell, 27, of Janesville, formerly of West Bend, passed away on April 19, 2013. He was born in Fond du Lac, on June 30, 1985, the son of Philip and Cindy Guell. He graduated from West High School in West Bend in 2003 and attended Milwaukee Area Technical College in Milwaukee.

Jerod met his wife, Jessica (Brinkman) Guell on a missions trip to Mexico in August of 2002, and they were married on Aug. 18, 2007 at New Life Assembly of God. His churches, New Life Assembly in Janesville and Calvary Assembly in West Bend have always been a big part of his life including Christmas plays, dramas, youth ministry, singing on the worship team, playing in the softball league, playing basketball and helping in the nursery.

Jerod loved playing sports, including basketball, baseball, golf, biking, and disc golf, and running with his two dogs. He enjoyed working at United Ethanol in Milton for seven years. He was a wonderful family man and playing with his son, Eli, was a priority in his life.

Jerod is survived by his wife, Jessica and his 2-year-old son, Elijah; his parents, Philip and Cindy; his sisters, Jacinda (Josh) Farmier and Jae Leann (Jeremy) Velten; his nieces, LaRaine, Sierra and Haylie; his grandmothers, Catherine King and Mildred Guell; his in-laws John and Kath Brinkman; his sisterin- law Alyssa (Tyler) Wolfe; his brothers-in-law Daniel and Matthew Brinkman; and many other family and friends.

Jerod was preceded in death by his grandfathers, the Rev. Jerry King and Harley Guell; his aunt Bonnie King Brandon; and his uncle, Terry Guell.

“He is greatly loved and deeply missed.”

A visitation will be held at New Life Assembly of God, 2114 North Wright Road, Janesville starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, followed by a memorial service at 6 p.m. The Rev. Michael Jackson will preside. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family. Henke-Clarson Funeral Home, Janesville is assisting the family.