Gerald A. Carlson

Gerald A. “Jerry” Carlson, 89, of Brookfield, died Sept. 12, 2020.

Mr. Carlson served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was retired from a career as a master tool and die maker.  

He was the husband of 67 years to Madeline Carlson (nee Condon); the father of Deacon Tom (Pamela) Carlson, James Carlson, Karen (Phil) Kedzuch, Kevin (Kris) Carlson, Amy (Tom) Kuchynka and the late Gerald P. Carlson; the grandfather of Andy (Austeja) Kedzuch, Nicholas (Jill) Kedzuch, Brian (Ashley) Carlson, Austin Carlson, Corey Kuchynka, Timothy Kuchynka, Steven (Kelsey) Carlson, Christine Carlson, Casey Carlson and Julianna Carlson; the great grandfather of Weston Kedzuch; the brother of John (Joanna) Carlson, Patricia Carlson, Dave (Mary) Burry and the late Rose (Michael) Calabrese; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation is Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 17, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. at St. Barbara Church, Brookfield. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside

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Memorials appreciated to the St. Barbara’s Food Pantry.

To express condolences online visit Send sympathy cards to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o the Jerry Carlson family.