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Gerald "Jerry" Laffin

August 11, 1932 — September 26, 2022

Weston

Gerald "Jerry" A. Laffin, 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 26, 2022, under Aspirus Hospice Care at Pride TLC surrounded by his family. Jerry was born on August 11, 1932, to Norman and Adela (Trantow) Laffin. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1952-1954 where he was honorably released from active duty. Jerry married the love of his life, Verdona (Tooty) Schulz on December 4, 1954. They enjoyed 67 years together raising their four children, Jacquelin (Jackie), Julie, Todd, and Lisa. Jerry worked for Mid-State Contracting as a Sheet Metal Worker for 39 years.

Jerry was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. His family always came first in his life. He looked forward to family gatherings. Jerry enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, traveling, and working in the gardens with his wife Tooty. He was the inventor and patent holder of the Big Mouth Fish Scaler and the Fifth Finger Arrow Holder.

Jerry is survived by his wife Tooty and four children: Jackie (Dale) Doering, Julie (Terry) Bliese, Todd (Barb) Laffin, Lisa (Jon) White, his grandchildren Tracy, Amber, Amy, Michelle, Mandy, Scott, Brittany, Trevor, and Ryan, and 15 great-grandchildren, brother Kurt (Nancy) Laffin, his dear friend, Norman (Red) Madden, and many other family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, grandson Dustin White, and 3 brothers.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 30, 2022, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 238145 Star Road, Aniwa, WI. Visitation will take place prior to services starting at 10:00 am until the time of service at 12:00 pm. A luncheon will be served after the service.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Pride TLC and Aspirus Hospice Care for their exceptional loving care.

Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Visitation

Friday, September 30, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church - Town of Easton

238145 Star Rd, Aniwa, WI 54408

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Funeral Service

Friday, September 30, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church - Town of Easton

238145 Star Rd, Aniwa, WI 54408

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