Gerald “Jerry” Haavisto 1946-2019

Gerald “Jerry” Haavisto

Gerald “Jerry” Haavisto, 73, of Marshfield, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield. A memorial visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, July 8 at Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, 1010 East Veterans Parkway, Marshfield.
Jerry was born on March 10, 1946 in Owen, the son of the late Eino and Doris (Pipkorn) Haavisto. On April 20, 1968 he married Linda Gowey. Jerry was a master woodworker making beautiful furniture over the years. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, the Green Bay Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers. He enjoyed time camping and fishing with his family and friends, especially time spent with his grandchildren.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Linda Haavisto; son, Mark (Sue) Haavisto; daughter, Melanie (Joshua) Parma; grandchildren, Jacob and William Haavisto and Evelyn, Estella and Lydia Parma; sisters, Nancy (Ron) Luepke and Jean Haavisto; brothers, Dennis, Vernon and Rodney Haavisto; brother-in-law, Larry (Joanne) Gowey; and sister-in-law, Carol (Larry) Underwood.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Delbert; brother-in-law, Robert Gowey; and in-laws, Ted (Helen) Gowey.
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