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George Jerry Love

August 2, 1939 - March 3, 2012

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George Jerry Love age 72 of Springbrook, WI passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.
Jerry was born August 2, 1939 in Grantsburg, WI to the late Frank E. & Helen (Burchard) Love.
Jerry graduated from Webster High School in 1957 and then went on to University of Wisconsin - Superior. He joined the Army National Guard in Sept. 1956, and served until March 1964. Jerry married Barbara Zehm in 1965, following in the footsteps of his two brothers who married Barb's two sisters. Jerry and Barb...

George Jerry Love age 72 of Springbrook, WI passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.
Jerry was born August 2, 1939 in Grantsburg, WI to the late Frank E. & Helen (Burchard) Love.
Jerry graduated from Webster High School in 1957 and then went on to University of Wisconsin - Superior. He joined the Army National Guard in Sept. 1956, and served until March 1964. Jerry married Barbara Zehm in 1965, following in the footsteps of his two brothers who married Barb's two sisters. Jerry and Barb then moved to Washburn, WI where they lived until 1975. He was employed for the DNR as a Forest Fire Tech and enforcement officer and retired in August 6, 1984. Jerry enjoyed teaching others about fire safety and he played "Smokey the Bear" at schools in Washburn and Hayward. He was an avid nature photographer and sportsman. He enjoyed collecting all types and sizes of belt buckles. Jerry & Barbara owned and operated Gimpy Acres where people with disabilities could come and enjoy the outdoors or hunt. One thing that made Jerry's eyes light up was when Pastor Tim Warner visited with him.
George Jerry is survived by his wife of 46 years, Barbara of Springbrook, WI; a daughter Becky Jo Love; and a son, Herbert (Karen) Love; one grandson, Walker James Garcia; one brother, Herbert D. (Joan) Love of Gordon, WI; three sisters, Grace Asp of Springbrook, Stella (George) Rogers of Gordon, WI and Edna McGrady of Middletown, IND; and many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; a very special friend, Tony Wentzel of Hayward, WI.
He is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Angela Hope Love; three brothers, David, Kenneth, and John; three sisters-in-law; Jean Love, Carol Petz, and Edna Grimm; two brothers-in-law, Preston Asp and Joe McGrady.
Memorial Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the Anderson-Nathan-Koerpel Funeral Home of Hayward, WI. Pastor Timothy Warner will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date.