Jerold Yunto

Date of Death: Dec 19, 2020
Jerold Yunto

1952 - 2020

Jerold Yunto, 68, of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 19, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Jerry’s death was due to glioblastoma multiforme (brain cancer).

Jerry was born November 2, 1952 in the town of Chester in Dodge County, the son of Lester and Gladys Webster Yunto. Jerry attended Waupun schools and graduated from Waupun High School in 1971. On November 10, 1984 Jerry and Beverly Schouten were united in marriage at Alto Reformed Church. During Jerry’s employment he worked for National Rivet and Manufacturing in Waupun, ITW/BEE Industries in Watertown, and Waupun Equipment in Watertown from which he retired in 2018. He worked part-time for Hellenbrand ACE Hardware in Marshall. Jerry was a member of Watertown Conservation Club. He and Bev were volunteer hunter safety instructors for the DNR for over 25 years and were past 4-H leaders of the Alto Allstars 4-H Club. Jerry was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hubbelton, WI where he served on the church council. Upon moving to Beaver Dam in 2019 Jerry became a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Beverly Yunto of Beaver Dam; three children: Dawn (Conrad) Revels of Brandon, Fredrick Yunto of Hubbelton, and Craig (Heather) Yunto of Brandon;
six grandchildren: Paige (Dalton) Hupf, Bailey, Peyton, Eyon, Landen, and Kendra; a great-granddaughter, Brookelyn; four sisters: Judy Killam of Waupun, Sharon (Elton) Posthuma of Beaver Dam, Donna Nummerdor of Waupun, and Gladys (Dan) Montsma of Waupun; mother-in-law, Annice Hopp of Waupun; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Henry Lester Yunto; and brothers-in-law, Glenn Killam and Lee Nummerdor.


Friends and relatives of Jerry Yunto may call on the family on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 from 5-7 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun. Please abide by Covid-19 protocols of mask wearing and social distancing.


Private family services will be held on Wednesday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Wendt officiating.


Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.

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  1. Steve Rechek Says: December 21, 2020 at 8:44 am

    So Sorry for your Loss. We was a Great Guy, always fun when we got together. Thoughts and Prayers for Family and Friends…

  2. Kristine (Sparr) Colby Says: December 21, 2020 at 11:12 am

    So sorry to hear of Jerold’s suffering and passing. Jerry and I started out our school years together at Chester Elementary and continued thru Waupun Middle and High schools. My sincere sympathy to all his family and friends.

  3. Dennis D. Johnson Says: December 22, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    Fellow Veteran, We are honored by your service and commitment, your valor and sacrifice.

    Words cannot express, a debt that cannot be paid, a cost we can not comprehend…a thank you that falls short…but honor you we must try, for all that have gone, are there and will go.

  4. Brenda & Bob Meyer Says: December 24, 2020 at 11:47 am

    Gladys and family,

    So sorry to hear o the loss of your brother. Losing a family member is always difficult but much more difficult during the holidays. You have our deepest sympathy and prayers.

  5. Lester and Barbara Marx Says: December 24, 2020 at 12:59 pm

    Beverly, Our sympathy and prayers for the loss of your husband. God bless you and your family. Barb and Les Marx

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