Obit: Ohlinger, Jerome C. (1943 - 2014)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bauer, Herrick, Ohlinger, Skowranek, Sorenson, Wavrunek

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 11/19/2014

Ohlinger, Jerome C. "Jerry" (23 SEP 1943 - 13 NOV 2014)

Jerome C. "Jerry" Ohlinger, 71, of Ladysmith, WI, died on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, after complications following surgery.

Mr. Ohlinger was born September 23, 1943, in Colby, to the late Arnold and Louise Ohlinger. He married Donna Herrick on August 1, 1964. They resided in Colby until 1970, then moving to Ladysmith.

He was employed as a past office for Marathon and Clark County Police Departments, manager of Rusk County Farm Supply, agent for Farmers Union Insurance, and manager of the Ladysmith Insurance Agency.

He was a past member and officer of Independent Insurance Agents of NW Wisconsin and other professional organizations, past member and officer of the Ladysmith Jaycees, Ladysmith Kiwanis, and a member of the Ladysmith Fire and Ambulance Departments.

He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Ladysmith.

He is survived by his wife Donna, one son; Christopher, Bruce; one daughter; Julie (Jorg) Skowranek of Groton, MA; four grandchildren, Andrew Ohlinger, Madalyn, Kyle and Caitlin Skowranek; one great grandchild, Isaiah Ohlinger; and one sister Marian Wavrunek of Colby.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Joveta Bauer, Phillips.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Ladysmith, with Fr. Chris and Deacon Doug Sorenson presiding.

Visitation was held Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith and again on Wednesday for an hour prior to service time at the church.



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