He graduated from Seymour High School in 1971. On March 3, 1973 he was united in marriage to Kathy Zuleger.
After moving from Seymour to Elcho, Jerry and Kathy owned a resort and later started Post Lake Real Estate. He was passionate about the outdoors which was his driving force in the real estate business.
Jerry loved golf, both playing and watching on tv. He was also a NASCAR fan. Having campfires, taking rides on the pontoon boat, and watching the Brewers and Packers were some of his favorite things. Jerry also enjoyed going on vacations, especially with his wife and grandchildren.
As an outdoorsman he went on many hunting trips with his boys and family. He also liked spending time in his flower gardens, and was always the go-to guy for anyone that needed help.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Kathy; two sons: Keith and Cory, both of Seymour; grandchildren: Karissa, Kurtis, Kara, Karie, Kacie, and Kyle; siblings: Darlene (Don) Egnarski, Pulaski; Dale (Jean) Katch, Seymour; Dianne (Ray) Gronski, Pulaski; Dave (Sue) Katch, Seymour; Bob Katch, Appleton; Mary Strehlow, Pulaski; Debbie (Steve) Buschel, Pelican Lake; Dan (Renee) Katch, Freedom; Steve Katch, Seymour; Sandy Hendzel, Seymour; Nancy (Fred) Leisgang, Seymour. He is also survived by Kathy’s family, nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly; brother-in-law, Jerry Strehlow.
Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 2 pm until the funeral service at 7 pm at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Seymour.