Gerald G. "Jerry" Stauffacher, Whitewater, WI (1937-2013)
September 5, 1937 - November 21, 2013
Gerald G. "Jerry" Stauffacher, age 76, of Whitewater, WI, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Facility in Johnson Creek, WI. Jerry was born in Monroe, WI, on Sept. 5, 1937, the son of George and Louise (Salwake) Stauffacher. He graduated from Monroe High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Jerry served his country in the U.S. Navy. Jerry taught at Greendale High School for one year and for over 30 years at Whitewater High School. On June 17, 1961, Jerry married Jeanine Larsen in Denmark, WI. Jerry was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Whitewater. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, traveling, and woodworking.
Surviving are: his wife: Jeanine Stauffacher of Whitewater, WI; his children, Scott (Mary) Stauffacher of Menomonee Falls, WI, and Kristi (Jeff) Brown of Madison, WI; grandchildren, Lindsay and Jake; and brother, David (Jan) Stauffacher of Fond du Lac, WI. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1225 W. Main Street, Whitewater,WI, with Father Stephen Forrest officiating. Interment will be in the Hillside Cemetery, Whitewater, WI. Friends may call after 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Church until the time of the Mass. The Nitardy Funeral Home, Whitewater, is assisting the family, www.nitardyfuneralhome.com