Jerome ‘Chummy’ Wedl

Jerome ‘Chummy’ Wedl

JEROME W. “CHUMMY” WEDL, age 87 of Jefferson passed away Friday October 31, 2014 at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 4, 1927 in Jefferson. Son of Herbert and Elizabeth (Schakelman) Wedl.

He married Nancy A. Schroedl on May 8, 1954 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Chruch, she preceded him in death on September 27, 2007.

He served in the United States Army from 1945-1947 during WWII.  Jerome had been employed at Ladish Malt Company for many years retiring in 1985.

He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic church, the Knights of Columbus, and the Usher Society. Chummy was an avid Green Bay Packer, Milwaukee Brewer, and Wisconsin Badger fan.

He loved his roses and enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family.
He will be deeply missed by his family; Daughter; Linda Fischer of Jefferson, Sons; Rick (Roslyn) Wedl of Jefferson,  Tom (Carol) Wedl of Jefferson, Pat (Jolene) Wedl of Madison. 6 Grandchildren; Danielle (Todd) Clark, Amanda (Matthew) Dieter, Kori Sturzl, Nicholas Wedl, Tony Wedl, Robert (Shandell) Wedl. 3 Step grandchildren; Travis (Carrie) Burnett, Tyson Burnett, Tim Bakken. 9 great grandchildren, Sisters-in-law; Germaine Schroedl of Madison, Jane Wedl of Jefferson.

Many nephews and Favorite Nieces, and special friend Dinah Beilke.
He is preceded in death by 6 brothers, 3 sisters, and his son-in-law; Scott Fischer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday November 5, 2014 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Chruch in Jefferson with the Rev. Thomas Coyle officiating burial with Military Honors will follow in the Parish Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 4, 2014 at the Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home and then again at church on Wednesday from 10:00-12:00noon.

Those wishing to extend sympathy throught memorials may direct them to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Williams for the past 33 years of care, and to Fr. Tom Coyle, and Sun Set Ridge for all you have done for their dad.

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