Gerald "Jerry" "Fidel" "Blackie" Lesperance Sr., 59, Coleman, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 15, 2014. He was born June 4, 1954 in Marinette to Bernard and Petronella (Stichart) Lesperance.
Jerry worked at Marinette Marine for 35 years. He was an avid NASCAR fanatic especially for Dale Earnhardt Sr. He loved hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, four wheeling and liked tinkering with anything that had a motor.
Survivors include his fiancé of 26 years, Sandy Benish; one son, Jerry Lesperance Jr. of Green Bay; his parents: Bernard and Petronella Lesperance of Coleman; one sister, Jennifer Baker of Marinette; one brother, Jon (Gail) Lesperance of Crivitz; nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.
Friends may call at Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Coleman, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday. Funeral Service 12 noon Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Funeral Home with Father Celestine Byekwaso officiating.