Daniel Killinger, 82, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at
home with family by his side. He was born on the family farm to the late
Nicholas and Sylvia (Holma) Killinger February 28, 1938, his mother’s birthday.
united in marriage to Jean Dorothy Lefeber on August 24, 1963 in Glidden, WI.
his country in the United States Army from 1957 to 1959. Following his military
service, Jerry attended Stout State University graduating with a Masters Degree
in Education. He taught Industrial Education before beginning his career at
Mercury Marine as a Tool Designer, retiring after 29 years of service.
enjoyed woodworking and gardening. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed making
maple syrup with his family. Jerry took great pleasure in spending time at the
cabin up north, instilling his love of nature to his children and
survived by his wife Jean, of 56 years; his three children, Anthony Killinger,
Alec Killinger and Josie (Dave) Geishirt; five grandchildren, Mitchel and
Nicholas Killinger, Daniel, Grady and Anna Geishirt; one great granddaughter,
Lily Killinger; four brothers, Nicholas, William, John and James; nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.
preceded in death by his parents and his brother, David Killinger.
Jerry’s family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, June 18, 2020
from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division Street in Fond
du Lac. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM at the funeral home. Per
family’s request, masks are optional. Cremation has taken place.
extends their gratitude to Agnesian Hospice Hope staff for their care and
Online condolences may be shared at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com