Jerome “Jerry”M. Robers, 71, of Sheboygan Falls died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 23, 2015 as a result of an automobile accident.

Jerry was born on May 8, 1944 in Lyons, WI, the son of the Carl and Elizabeth (Fettes) Robers. He graduated from Lyons Catholic Grade School, Badger High School in Lake Geneva in 1962, and then received his bachelor degree from UWStout in 1966. On August 17, 1968 he married Mary Dunlavy at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Lebanon. Jerry was Tech-Ed teacher for Sheboygan Falls High School from 1966 until this retirement in 2000. He also served as wrestling and golf coach for SFHS.

Jerry was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Kohler and formerly of Blessed Trinity Parish in Sheboygan Falls. He was also an active member of the Sheboygan Falls Lions Club and was recipient of the Melvin Jones Award. He was a member of the Wrestling Coaches Association and was inducted into the Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1997. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, stamp collecting, and repairing small engines. He collected three 60’s era Corvair convertibles.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary; one daughter, Jennifer (Todd) Robers Miller of Cedar Grove, WI; one son, Josh Robers of Los Angeles, CA; two grandchildren, Sid and Rome Miller; one sister, Joan Kuffel of Buffalo Grove, IL; one brother, Lyle (Marie) Robers of Springfield, WI; one sister-in-law, Carol (Eugene) Theobald of Black Creek, WI; nieces, nephews and many friends.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Dorothy Ceasario and Linda Robers.

A Funeral Mass to celebrate Jerry’s life will be on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11 am at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church in Kohler with Rev. Bob Lotz officiating.

Relatives and friends may greet the family at the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls on Tuesday from 4-8 pm, and on Wednesday, at church, from 9-11 am.

In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund has been established in Jerry’s name.

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The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is assisting Jerry’s family.

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