Sunday, April 13, 2014



AGE: 101

ADDRESS: 135 S. Gibson Street Medford, City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:00 A.M. Sunday, April 13 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 4 ½ years.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 16 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Wednesday, April 16 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: February 14, 1913 in the Township of Little Black

EDUCATION: Holy Rosary Catholic School, Medford

MARRIAGE: May 6, 1939 in Medford to Irene M. Kleiber and she preceded him in death on April 15, 1984

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Jerome worked for the Heil Company in Milwaukee for a period of time until moving to Crivitz where he worked in the CCC Camps. He then moved to the Medford area where he owned and operated a dairy farm in the Township of Little Black. Jerome also worked at the Medford Co-op Feed Mill and then the Sturdy Craft Co. which then was bought out by Marathon Cheese Company until his retirement at the age of 66. He enjoyed fishing, carpentry work and traveling. Jerome also enjoyed watching the Packers, the Brewers, Lawrence Welk and westerns.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford
Past member: Knights of Columbus of the Holy Rosary Parish

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Michael (Ilene) Grant of Medford, Elizabeth (Gerald) Stuessy of Medford, Robert (Linda) Grant of Franklin, Bernadette (Ronald) Oberley of Westboro, John (Mary) Grant of Weston, Donald (Barbara) Grant of Medford and Rita (Peter) Fuchs of Rib Lake
Daughter-In-Law: Debra Grant of Medford




SURVIVING BROTHER: Alvin Grant of Milwaukee

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers: Joseph, Bernard, Leo, Nick and Leonard Grant
Sisters: Marie Shutton and Agnes in infancy

DECEASED FATHER: Bernard “Ben” Grant

DECEASED MOTHER: Elizabeth Grant (Maiden Name: Schaeffer)

PALLBEARERS: Justin, James and Shawn Grant, Brian, Jeffrey and Stephanie Fuchs, Kristy Schesel, Scott Oberley, Alan and Todd Stuessy

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Jerome’s family to be designated at a later date
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