Jerome K. Jerome, 93
July 17, 1921 -- Jan. 8, 2015
Jerome K. Jerome joined his wife Flora in Heaven on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at the age of 93 years.
Jerome was born on July 17, 1921, in Sheboygan Falls, to Elmer and Edith (Larson) Jerome. He married Flora M. Jerome (nee Ulwelling) on Nov. 17, 1945.
Jerome is survived by his children Janis Olds, Robert Jerome, Stacey (Greg) Piotrowski, Paul (Bing) Jerome, Thomas Jerome and Mary (Daniel) Russell; 23 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is further survived by many other cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. He is preceded in death by his wife Flora M. Jerome (nee Ulwelling) and grandson David A. Piotrowski.
Jerome was a veteran of World War II and survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was also a member of the West Bend Veterans Color Guard and Firing Squad. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (406 Jefferson St., West Bend, WI 53090). Visitation will be held Friday at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the Mass. Private family inurnment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee.
In lieu of flowers, donations accepted for The Stars and Stripes Honor Flight.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; 262-338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.