Posted: Mon 4:41 PM, Sep 24, 2012
Funeral Home: Brainard
Gerald “Jerry” L. Siegel, dear loving husband of 62 years of June, the Love of His Life, passed away September 22, 2012.
He was born on March 25, 1929 in Milwaukee, the son of the late Ervin and Gertrude Siegel. Jerry served in the U.S. Army in Korea from 1951 to 1953. Jerry was Assistant Vice President of Corroon and Black of Wisconsin Inc. in Underwriting Management.
After 42 years he retired and loved his outdoors, gardening, etc. At the age of 76 he and June finally retired to the Northwoods and enjoyed the peace and quiet.
Survivors include his wife June, his children Rev. Dr. Calvin Siegel, Janine Elfe, and Steven Siegel. Also seven grandchildren Jason Elfe, Chad Elfe, Emily Fischer, Zachary Siegel, Rachel Siegel, Isaac Siegel, and Christopher Siegel, and three step grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, September 28, 2012 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E10723 Highway Z, Wausau. The Rev. Tim Coppersmith will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1:30 until the time of the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Brainard Funeral Home is assisting the family.