Theron L Jehn, known by many as “Butch”, passed away on November 16, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after a short battle with Cancer. He was 65 years of age. Theron was born March 20, 1955 to Laurin and Marion (Borchardt) Jehn. He was a 1973 graduate of Wausau East High School. For many years Butch supported his family by working for well-known construction companies such as Dun Rite, J& L Excavating, and Howard Brothers. He held many side jobs, including his own roofing and snowplowing businesses.
Throughout his life, Butch had an outgoing personality that allowed him to quickly make friends with any stranger that he would meet. He had a love for dogs (black labs). In his younger years, he enjoyed softball, pool, and bowling. Butch loved to go deer hunting, taking his daughter fishing and the company of good friends and family at the cottage. He was a devoted NASCAR and Raiders fan and loved taking rides on his Harley.
Butch is survived by his Mother Marion Jehn, his Daughter Stephanie (Jason) Rosenow, Two Grandchildren: Carson and Claire Rosenow, Siblings: Lynell (John) Huber, Lori (Matt) Heyne, Niece Jodi (Vincent) LaCalamita, Nephew Jason Heyne, Aunt Inez Peterson, Great Nieces: Hannah (Ben) Laska and Emily LaCalamita. He is preceded in death by his Father Laurin Jehn his Brother Randy Lee Jehn, his Grandparents Raymond & Leona Borchardt, Martin & Frances Jehn , and some of his Beloved Black Labs.
A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau with visitation from 1:00 pm until the time of service. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery-Naugart. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the humane society.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Aspirus Wausau Hospital for the excellent care they provided to Butch.
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Marathon County Humane Society
7001 Packer Drive, Wausau WI 54401