Gerald L. Behling
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"Jerry" Age 85 years. Moved to heaven July 20, 2018. Beloved husband and best friend of Patricia (nee Tomczyk) for 59 years. Dear dad of Lynda (Mark) Thompson, David (Juliann), Mark (Gabriela) and Paul (Sandy) Behling. 14 loving grandchildren. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday, July 31, at Brookfield Lutheran Church, 18500 W. Burleigh Rd, Brookfield from 3:30 PM until a Celebration of Jerry's Life at 5:00 PM. A reception at the church following services.
Mr. Behling was a proud US Army Korean War veteran and member of Cudworth Post 449. He was a graduate of UW-Madison where he received a Master's Degree in labor management. Jerry had various positions in his life. He had a management position with the Chicago and Milwaukee Boys Club, the Director of Urban Development for the City of Milwaukee , and later manager of Stone Jewelers.
Memorials appreciated to Brookfield Lutheran Church comfort dog program.