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Jerome Gabrish

May 27, 1923 — June 23, 2018

Jerome P. Gabrish, age 95, of Sheboygan passed away surrounded by his family on June 23, 2018 at ManorCare Health Services in Fond du Lac.
Jerome was born in Sheboygan on May 27, 1923 to the late Anton and Emma (Sanem) Gabrish. He attended local schools. On December 6, 1947 Jerome married Betty Thorse in Milwaukee. She preceded him in death on December 24, 1998. On October 31, 1999 he married Patricia Willette in Sheboygan.
Jerome proudly served his country from 1943 to 1946 in The United States Army. He was stationed in The Philippines and was a proud WWII veteran. He received many medals while serving which include, WWII Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, The American Campaign, Philippine Liberation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal and one Bronze Star. Jerome was a member of the 86th Black Hawk Division. He was a member of VFW Post 9156 where he also served on the Funeral Honor Guard. When the VFW started their fish fry, he was a bus boy from age 80 until he was 90. Jerome also volunteered his time to help build the post.
Jerome was well known for his many jokes and always leaving a smile on your face. He loved listening to music and dancing. He also enjoyed fishing with his son, Jim. He loved to travel with New Orleans being one of his favorite spots. There he was able to tour the National World War II Museum. Another favorite of Jerome's was making memories in San Diego where his son John lived. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Jerome is survived by his wife, Patricia; his son James (Barbara) Gabrish; his daughter Linda (Warren) Allwardt; step-sons, Douglas (Stephanie) and Daniel; grandchildren, Joshua, Lindsey (Chris), Amy and Shannon (Bruce); great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Kalei, Avery, Courtney, Noah, Elizabeth and Emma; step grandchildren, Justin (TaShenna), Shawn, Kaileanna and Clayton and a step great grandchild Jason. Jerome is also survived by a brother-in-law John and sisters-in-law Joan, Cathi and Peggy. Other nieces, nephews, friends and family further survive.
He was preceded in death by a son John, brother Joseph and a great-granddaughter Charlotte.
A memorial service for Jerome will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Zimmer Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center (W2132 Garton Rd, Sheboygan) with Pastor DuWayne Hanke officiating. Family will receive visitors on Saturday at the funeral home from 11 AM until the time of service at 1 PM. Jerome will be laid to rest at Lutheran Cemetery.
The family would like to personally thank the staff at ManorCare Health Services and Heartland Hospice for their excellent care given to Jerome.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Jerome's name.

Visitation
Saturday, July 7, 2018
11:00 AM 7/7/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 7/7/2018 1:00:00 PM
Zimmer Westview

W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Zimmer Westview
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
Memorial Service
Saturday, July 7, 2018
1:00 PM 7/7/2018 1:00:00 PM
Zimmer Westview

W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Zimmer Westview
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
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