Obit: Kleinschmidt, Gerald A. (1958 - 2015)


Surnames: Kleinschmidt, Vanderhoof, Barber, Hiseman, Gehrke, Bores

Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 28 Jul 2015

Kleinschmidt, Gerald A. (17 SEP 1958 – 25 JUL 2015)

Gerald A. Kleinschmidt, 56, of Neillsville, WI, died on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at his home.

Gerald Alan Kleinschmidt was born on September 17, 1958 in Neillsville, WI the son of Silas and Evelyn (Barber) Kleinschmidt. He graduated from Marshfield Senior High in 1976 and enlisted into the United States Army. He served for 2 years. Jerry came back to the Chili area and helped on the family farm while he also worked at Weinbrenner's in Marshfield. Eventually he moved to Neillsville and worked for Barr Animal Foods and then for Brorson Construction and Struensee Concrete. Jerry was a fan of Harley Davidson's and loved riding. He also enjoyed fishing and socializing with his many friends. He was known as a Jack of all trades and knew how to get things done. On March 6, 2009 he was united in marriage to Annette S. Vanderhoof in Neillsville.

He is survived by his wife, Annette, a daughter, Angel (Roy Armstrong) Hiserman, a son, Greg (Jennifer Hart) Vanderhoof all of Neillsville, five grandchildren; Hailie, Rylie, Mordachi, Sebastian and Carmine. Jerry is also survived by siblings; Eddy (Joann) Kleinschmidt of Park Falls, WI, Ronnie (Tina Gerhke) Kleinschmidt of Neillsville and Joan (Gordy) Bores of Marshfield and many nieces and nephews.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.

A Visitation will be held for Jerry from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. There will be no formal funeral service.

Online Condolences may be made at

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Jerry's family with Funeral arrangements.



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