Gerald Eugene Wiessinger
Gerald E. “Jerry” Wiessinger passed away after a long illness on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. He was born May 26, 1933 the son of Ada Hanson. He graduated on June 1, 1955 from Lodi High School. Jerry served in the U. S. Army from April 1953 through 1955 in Fort Carson, Colo. He completed basic training at the 5th Armored Division, Camp Chaffee, Ark. on May 18, 1953. Jerry was the owner of the Laundry Basket, for 17 years, in Stoughton. He was a Certified Public Accountant and was employed with Dane County Purchasing Department and AAA of Madison. Jerry enjoyed playing pool, cards, bingo and dancing. He also loved the Air Jet Thunderbirds and Airline Piper Clubs at Truax Field, Madison.
He was married May 11, 1957 to Donna Mae Petzke. In addition to his wife, is survived by his son, Dale Keith (Janelle); grandsons, Colin and Kyle; granddaughter, Heather Schiro; great-granddaughters, Sicily and Ena; sisters, Patricia (Bob) Lee and Audrey Uhl. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ada Hanson.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL & CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison. Private interment will be held at Highland Memory Gardens, Cottage Grove.
A very special thank you to Agrace HospiceCare and SSM Home Health for the care they gave to Jerry. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Sun Prairie United Methodist Church, or to the family in care of Gunderson Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com <http://www.gundersonfh.com>.
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