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Gerald Hauschildt 03/28/2022

Gerald Hauschildt 03/28/2022

Gerald “Jerry” Eugene Hauschildt, age 76 of Baldwin, WI, died on Monday, March 28, 2022 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, WI. Jerry was born the son of Marvin and Cora (Grotenhuis) Hauschildt on May 5, 1945, in the town of Trimbelle, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Jerry grew up on a farm near Ellsworth, WI, graduating from Ellsworth High School with the class of 1963. He worked at the Redwing Shoe Factory from 1963 – 1967. In 1969, he went to work for Old Dutch Food in Route Sales and Delivery. Jerry worked at Old Dutch until 1995. On July 4, 1969, Jerry was married to Sue Russell in Red Wing, MN. After his retirement from Old Dutch, Jerry and Sue purchased the Liquor Haus in Baldwin which they ran until 2002. Jerry was an active member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Baldwin where he served as an officer and a Sunday School Teacher. He was also an active member of the Collins-Spring Valley Masonic Lodge and the St. Croix Valley Shrine Club. For 47 years Jerry was active in generating donations for the Little East/West Shrine Games. Under his leadership they sold over 13,000 pounds of onions. His bowling team from Hilltop Bowling League participated in the National Bowling Tournament in Milwaukee in 1969. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, camping and bowling. Jerry was active in the Baldwin community as well participating in many village activities. Jerry and Sue participated in the startup of the Summer Food and Fun Program in 2011. He was a hard-working family man and good friend. Jerry had a great sense of humor and quick wit. He is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Cora Hauschildt; and brothers, DuWayne and Eldon Hauschildt. Jerry is survived by his wife, Sue Hauschildt; daughter, Jessica (Dan) Worms; grandchildren, Megan, Ryan; other relatives and many friends. Visitation was held on Friday, April 8, 2022 from 5-8 pm with a Masonic Service at 5 pm at the Cave-Dahl American Legion 410 Maple St, Baldwin, WI. A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 2 pm with visitation from 1-2 pm at the First United Presbyterian Church in Baldwin. Interment was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Ellsworth, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.  Cremation services provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

23 Comments

  • Milt Helmer Posted March 29, 2022 3:39 pm

    When is the masons service?

    • Jayne Rimer Posted April 4, 2022 6:59 pm

      Dear Sue and Family: I am so very SORRY!!! I truly will MISS Gerry and all his jokes and fireball’s!!!!!!!!!!!!! Take Very SPECIAL CARE!!! Gerry’s LEGACY will remain forever in our hearts!!

  • Jay Custer Posted March 29, 2022 9:17 pm

    5 PM Friday April 8th at Baldwin Legion

  • Phillip Andert Posted March 29, 2022 9:37 pm

    Jerry you will be missed by many. I enjoyed the conversations we have had, the wisdom you have shared and the visions you help us all see. RIP Jerry until we meet again

  • Claude Straley Posted March 29, 2022 9:46 pm

    My Sincere Condolences for a Great Man🙏
    Sue and family, I’m sorry for your loss. May God Rest His Soul 🙏

  • Dan Schmit Posted March 29, 2022 10:40 pm

    Jerry, a wonderful friend. I love you. Deepest condolences Sue, Jess, and your family.

  • Sherry Deiss Posted March 29, 2022 10:43 pm

    He was such a wonderful, caring man, full of life and laughter. He will be missed by so many. Rest In Peace Jerry, hugs and prayers Sue, Jess and family

  • Fox Molly Posted March 29, 2022 10:48 pm

    Well done good and faithful servant! Jerry will be missed. A Baldwin legend, and a wonderful man. Blessed to have known him. Hugs to you and your family Sue!

  • Pastor Matthew Glasgow Posted March 30, 2022 7:19 am

    Jerry’s passing will have ripple effects further and greater than you can imagine, just as his life did. He was a cherished friend during my time there. Prayers for Sue and Jess in this difficult time.

  • Greg Larson Posted March 30, 2022 8:40 am

    The greatest neighbor we could have. Always a quick wit.
    Our deepest to Sue, Jesse and family.

  • Larry & Annell Nelson Posted March 30, 2022 8:50 am

    Jerry was a wonderful person and a very good friend to many people, he will be missed.

  • Gokey Anita Posted March 30, 2022 9:17 am

    So very sorry for your loss,Jerry will be remembered by many.

  • Cathy. Martin Posted March 30, 2022 12:39 pm

    Dear Sue and family. I will miss Jerry’s humor. He can now be at peace. Hugs and prayers to uou.

  • Lori Thompson Posted March 30, 2022 12:47 pm

    My late husband, Ralph Thompson, thought of Jerry as a loyal friend, and they had coffee times at Northside Cafe together for a number of years. He was a Masonic brother, and that alone is a strong bond. Many in this community will miss Jerry’s sense of humor. He was a good person.

  • Reid & Bonnie Posted March 30, 2022 2:37 pm

    Thinking of you, Sue, Jessie and family…you and Jerry were some of the first people we met when we moved to Baldwin. We had many enjoyable times …he will be missed by all. Condolences to Sue and family…God Bless🙏❤️

  • Cornie Zevenbergen Posted March 30, 2022 4:43 pm

    Jerry and I golfed together for many years .Lots of great memories of those days playing golf in Hammond

  • bridget pehlke Posted March 30, 2022 5:45 pm

    I’m so very sorry for your loss! He will be remembered by all!

  • Carol Hajicek Posted March 30, 2022 5:47 pm

    Just learned of Jerry’s passing. My prayers for you, Sue, and your daughter and grandchildren as you grieve his loss.

  • Jeanette Luckwaldt Posted March 31, 2022 9:53 am

    Send ❤️🙏 for Sue & family! Had a lot of his kind of potato chips & those onions too!

  • Roxi Wakeen Posted March 31, 2022 2:34 pm

    Thinking of you Sue, Jessie and family. I enjoyed Jerry’s community spirit. He will be missed.

  • Linda Meier Posted March 31, 2022 7:45 pm

    Sending prayers and sympathy to Sue and family. Jerry was such a bright light in this world. May the love of God, family and friends comfort you during this difficult journey.

  • Dick Grobner Posted April 4, 2022 7:09 am

    Will miss our meals at old Klinkhammer’s bar (which is now North meets South). This where I got to know Jerry & Sue. He was a joy to be around and will be missed.

  • Jack Hines Posted April 8, 2022 11:32 am

    Sue and family, I have so many fond memories as we were neighbors and grew up together, bowled together and always had many good talks. My heart, thoughts, love and prayers go out to you all. God Bless!!

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