Gerald D. Fadness, 71, 1450 Water St., died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jensen-Jinsky Funeral Home in Plover. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Home Cemetery in Milwaukee.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Fadness was born Nov. 23, 1929, in Minneapolis, Minn., a son of the late George Belcourt and the late Opal Fadness.
He graduated from Bay View High School in Milwaukee in 1947.
He served in the U.S. Army in the 24th Infantry Division in Korean and Japan.
He was married to Marilyn E. Johnson on Dec. 16,1950. She died in 1978.
He was a long-time employee for Coca-Cola Bottling Co. He owned Mug N Jug in Beaver Dam. Later he held property manager positions, including the Beaver Dam Mall.
He was an avid amateur radio operator as W9GF. He was a Boy Scouts of America executive, serving southeastern Wisconsin. He was a member of the Minnesota Chippewa tribe.
Survivors include one daughter, Kathy (Brian) Mallon, Plover; two sons, Jay (Virginia), Beaver Dam, and Jerry W. (Sue), Plover; two brothers, Warren (Judy) Kelpine, Milwaukee, and Theodore Belcourt, Washington; four sisters, Sharon (Rich) Trapp, Florida, Valorie (Mike) Poznanski, Noreen Pinto, Florida, and Olivia Kriha, Minnesota; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.