Jerome Dejno

Jerome Dejno, 87, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Saturday, March 21, at St. Lukes Hospital in Milwaukee.

Jerome was born October 28, 1930, to Michael and Frances (Blaha) Dejno, and was the older one of twins and seven siblings.

He was raised in Independence and graduated from Independence High School. Jerome was later drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. After his service, he spent the rest of his life in Milwaukee, working on road construction and maintenance.

Jerome is survived by his seven loving siblings: Darlene Jelen-Sluga, Mary Ann (Delbert) Bloor, Ronald (Pat) Dejno, Susan (Hensel) Lee, Anthony (Kay) Dejno, and Michael (Jane) Dejno; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Jerome was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, Marcel; and brother, Richard.

Final arrangements for his funeral are not completed at this time, but he will be buried at Union Grove in Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Visitation and burial will be private.

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