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Gerald William Sullivan

December 15, 1927 - July 10, 2017

Was born December 15, 1927 and died of natural causes on July 10, 2017 at 10:15 am at Froedtert Hospital at the age of 89 years and 7 months. Preceded in death by his parents Michael T. and Mary Lucy, his sister Joan “Mickey” Schramm, his brother Judge Michael T., Jr. Survived by his loving wife of 53 years Mary Lo…read more

Was born December 15, 1927 and died of natural causes on July 10, 2017 at 10:15 am at Froedtert Hospital at the age of 89 years and 7 months. Preceded in death by his parents Michael T. and Mary Lucy, his sister Joan “Mickey” Schramm, his brother Judge Michael T., Jr. Survived by his loving wife of 53 years Mary Lou, son Dr. Patrick Sullivan (Rina), daughter Mara Malloy, grandsons Joseph Patrick Malloy Jr., Jack Gerald Malloy, and James Cameron Malloy, and his sister Mary Ann Sweciak, nieces Jeannie Stockton (Joey), Joanne Mack, Janis Hamilton (Mark), Mary Thorsen (Kenneth), and nephew Michael T. Sullivan III.

Jerry was born in Milwaukee, attended St. Patrick’s Grade School, and graduated from St. Stanislaus High School. He enlisted in the Army at the end of World War II, served overseas in the Korean War, and then re-settled in Milwaukee. He obtained a law degree from Marquette University and served for a short time as police judge of Greenfield. His love of teaching and excellence in education made this his primary profession. He taught Spanish at Bell Middle School and coached tennis at Hamilton High School. He was a number-one ranked tennis player in doubles in the state of Wisconsin for many years and taught tennis lessons to children and adults until he was 80.

Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 9:30 AM at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 West National Avenue, New Berlin, WI followed by a luncheon/reception with procession to burial at 12:30 PM.

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Service Information

Krause Funeral Home New Berlin

Address:

12401 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 9:30 AM

Cemetery Information

Highland Memorial Park

Address:

14875 West Greenfield Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 1:00 PM

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