SLEEPY EYE - Jerome Schroepfer, 84, of Sleepy Eye, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the Sleepy Eye Medical Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Nov. 30, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye with burial at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in New Ulm. Military Honors will be conducted by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard.
Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 29, from 4-7p.m. and Friday, Nov. 30, from 7:30-10 a.m. at Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.
Jerome Ervin Schroepfer was born Dec. 13, 1927, in Brown County, Minn., to Frank X. and Theresa (Seidl) Schroepfer. He served in the U.S. Navy for two years at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and Seattle.
He is survived by wife Arlene of Sleepy Eye; children, Carol Schroepfer of Mahtomedi, Ronald Schroepfer of Brooklyn Park, and Steven Schroepfer of Waite Park; two grandchildren; sister, Rosella Hillesheim of Sleepy Eye; and brother Sylvester Schroepfer of Sleepy Eye.