Jerome Strand - Departed on Oct 01, 2017 - Town of Humboldt, WI
Jerome Strand - Departed on Oct 01, 2017 - Town of Humboldt, WI

Jerome Strand

Born in Green Bay, WI on Feb 28, 1948

Died on Oct 01, 2017 and resided in Town of Humboldt, WI

Jerome R. “Jerry” Strand, 69, of Humboldt, passed away suddenly Sunday, October 1, 2017, after an enjoyable weekend at the cabin with family.  He was born February 28, 1948, to Raymond and Agnes (Engleman) Strand.  Jerome graduated in 1966 from Preble High School.  On January 25, 1975, he married Pamela A. Baeten at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.  He became a member of the Our Lady Queen of Peace Holy Name Society, and later, the St. Thomas the Apostle Social Committee.  He worked for Newtols Service Station and Wisconsin Lift Truck, and then opened his own mechanical repair shop called Jerry’s Repair, retiring in 2008.  In his younger years Jerry was an avid fisherman, and in his later years he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, sharing his knowledge of automobiles and fishing. 

He is survived by his wife, Pam; three daughters and a son-in-law, Dawn Rost and her daughters, Faith (special friend, Savon Hunte) and Anna; Karen and Jason Miller and their sons, Jordan (special friend, McKenzie Tuttle), Mason and Carson; Heather Strand and her son, Clintin; one brother and sister-in-law, Joseph  and Cheri Strand Sr.; one sister, Annette Dobson; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Donna  and Clyde Brunner, Marty Baeten, and Bev and Gary Reckelberg; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Agnes Strand, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alwin and Shirley Baeten and a brother-in-law, Stanley Baeten.

There will be visitation from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St.  There will be a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Friday to close the visitation.  Visitation will continue from 9:00 to 10:50 a.m. Saturday at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 5930 Humboldt Road.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Carlo Villaluz officiating.  

Evening Services: Friday Oct 6, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Memorial Gathering: Friday Oct 6, 2017, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Funeral Mass: Saturday Oct 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Church

Memorial Gathering: Saturday Oct 7, 2017, 9:00 to 10:50 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Church

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Jeane Smits

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