Jerome R. Yungwirth

Jerome R. Yungwirth, 90, of Fond
du Lac, died Monday, December 2, 2019 at St. Francis Home.  He was born February 3, 1929 in Fond du Lac,
the son of John and Veronica Mayer Yungwirth.  Jerome served in the U. S. Army during the
Korean War, stationed in Japan.  On January
29, 1955 he married Joan M. Kastorff at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and she
preceded him in death May 23, 2001. 
Jerome worked for Giddings & Lewis until his retirement in
1991.  He was a member of the Knights of
Columbus, St. Mary’s Holy Name Society, past member of the Elks Club and boy
scout leader.  He relaxed doing jigsaw
puzzles and crossword puzzles.  Jerome
vacationed in Vilas County for many years with family.  He also enjoyed bowling, golfing,
woodworking, fishing, playing sheepshead, and loved getting together with
family for dinner.


He is survived by his son, David
Yungwirth of Mt. Calvary; his daughter, Karen Yungwirth of New Berlin; one granddaughter,
Ashley Yungwirth; brother, Tom (Agnes) Yungwirth of Green Bay; sister, Beatrice
Pilkenton of Fond du Lac; brother-in-law, Patrick Switlick of Fond du Lac; many
nieces, nephews, and other relatives.  He
was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Joan; daughter-in-law, Joyce
Derge Yungwirth; three brothers, Greg (Veronica), Bob, and John (Ann); four
sisters, Virginia (Harold) Bond, Lois (Al) Weber, Anita (Tony) Thompson, and
Janet Switlick.


The visitation will be held
Monday, December 9, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral
Home.  The Mass of Christian Burial will
be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Holy Family Church, 271 4th
Street Way, Fond du Lac.  Private
entombment will be held in Chapel of the Risen Christ Mausoleum, Calvary


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