Born second of four in 1944 on a small Wisconsin farm, Jerry worked with migrant workers in Northern Wisconsin during his adolescent summers.
He graduated from Green Bay West High School, attended St Norbert College, and attended Lakeland College, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science.
Jerry was Senior Vice President – Operations and Support for LCL Transit (truck transportation of liquid foods), where he worked for 32 years.
Jerry has a Puritan work ethic; his parents were positive models and taught him self- responsibility. He currently works as a substitute teacher in elementary schools throughout the Green Bay area.
Jerry has two daughters, Michelle and Jennifer, and four grandchildren. He is an avid outdoorsman. “Life is good” is his continuing motto, and he lives each day to the fullest.
He gave one hour of interview to Legacy.