Jerome Anton Patzner, 90 of Lewiston, died Saturday, September 9, 2023.
Jerome was born December 27, 1932 in Arcadia, WI Anton and Blanche (Lejk) Patzner. In 1956, Jerome was united in marriage to VeeAnn Pye at the Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka. He served in the United States Air Force as an aircraft engineer and mechanic. He then worked in Civil Service for GSA until his retirement. Jerome served as Vice President of the AFGE Union throughout this time. Following retirement, he worked as a self-employed mechanic.
Jerome was very active in the activities of his kids – he umpired and coached little league as well as coordinated the girls swim team. He was incredibly proud of his daughter and 7 grandchildren who also served or are currently serving in the United States Military. Jerome was proud of his many years with his Friday night AA group.
He is survived by his wife, VeeAnn; children, Jerome Jr. (Nancy) of Lewiston, Catherine (Brian) Maland of St. Joseph, John of Savage, Karen (Michael) Hennessy of Lewiston, Cindy Thompson of Cocoa, FL, Kimberly (Luke) Cassidy of Stephenson, Virginia, James of Winona and Tracy of Perth, Australia; 17 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, June Krogh of Salt Lake City, UT, Richard of St. Charles, Judy (Andy) Danielson of Wayzata, Kenneth (Delores) of Winona, Anthony (Pat) of Lewiston and Jean Mueller of Houston and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Claude and Laverne and one sister, Ramona Hammon.
Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m., Saturday, September 16, 2023 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Visitation will be 10 a.m., in the CHURCH HALL. He will be laid to rest at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in rural, Hart.
Hoff Funeral & Cremation Service – Lewiston is assisting the family with arrangements. www.hofffuneral.com.