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Koshollek, Jerome

Jerome J. Koshollek, age 82, of Waupaca, Wisconsin, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at his cherished home on Deans Lake.

He was born on March 12, 1941 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin to his parents, Joseph and Sue Koshollek, and he was the beloved husband of Theresa Jane Koshollek. Jerome and Theresa Frazer were united in marriage on June 11, 1966, in Dollar Bay, Michigan.

Jerome’s life was marked by dedication and service. He proudly served his nation in the United States Coast Guard, demonstrating unwavering commitment to protecting his fellow citizens. Professionally, Jerome dedicated many years of his life to the Yellow Transport and Trucking company, where he left an indelible mark with his hard work and dedication. Jerome was a man who found true happiness in the simple pleasures of life. He had an insatiable love for the outdoors, whether it was hunting in the crisp autumn woods or casting his line into the serene waters, his connection to nature was profound. But above all, Jerome cherished his family. He found immense joy in spending quality time with them, creating countless precious memories that will be treasured forever.
Jerome is survived by his loving wife, Theresa Jane Koshollek, of 58 years; his son, Timothy (Michele) Koshollek; and his cherished grandchildren, Shyla and Jayce Koshollek. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Koshollek, and his sister, Joan Frazer. He is further survived by his extended family; Matt and Tesa Bohm, and their children, Dawson, Garret, and Sawyer.

Jerome was preceded in death by two beloved sons, Shawn and Casey Koshollek, as well as his parents, Joseph and Sue Koshollek, and a sister, Patricia Perreault. His memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.

Jerome J. Koshollek will be remembered as a devoted husband, a loving father, a proud grandfather, and a loyal friend. His legacy is one of service, love, and a deep appreciation for the beauty of the world around us.

A Funeral Mass to celebrate Jerome’s life will be held on Saturday, September 16th, at 12:00 noon at St. Mary  Magdalene Catholic Church in Waupaca, Wisconsin. A visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service.

May Jerome’s soul find eternal peace, and may his memory bring comfort and strength to those who mourn his passing. The family would like to extend their wishes and thanks to Compassus Hospice for the care with the hands and hearts of God. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.

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