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Gerold A. Zale

April 5, 1929 — July 18, 2018


COTTAGE GROVE-Gerold A. Zale, age 89, passed away on July 18, 2018. He was born on April 5, 1929, in Milwaukee to Marie (Palash) and Alois Zale. Jerry attended Wauwatosa High and Marquette University. Jerry worked in the earth moving equipment business for many years. He was active in his church and was president of the Holy Name Society in his younger years while living in Milwaukee. Jerry served his country in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed making wood crafts for his grandchildren, collecting military books, and traveling.

Jerry will be remembered for his joking and sense of humor. He loved his family and was very proud of his children and grandchildren.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Patricia (Lea); daughter, Debbie (Steve) Cadwell and grandchildren, Kristin and Matthew; son, Michael (Nikki) and grandchildren, Mackenzie, Mitchell, and Karlee; daughter, Peggy (Ron) Marty and grandchildren, Lisa and Jenna; and brother, Bob (Elaine) Zale. His sister, Iris (Carl) preceded him in death.

A Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cottage Grove on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at 10:30 A.M. with Father Brian Dulli presiding. Friends and family may call from 9:30 A.M. until time of service.

His family would like to extend a special thank you to all of his friends and caregivers at UW Hospital Palliative Care Unit for their loving care and support.

Informed Choice Funeral and Cremation Alternatives
3325 E. Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
(608)249-6758
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Visitation

Saturday, August 25, 2018

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

434 N Main St, Cottage Grove, WI 53527

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

434 N Main St, Cottage Grove, WI 53527

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