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Gerald “Jerry” J. Lasecki, 72, Shawano and formerly of Pulaski, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Thedacare Medical Center, Shawano. The son of Harvey and Aurelia (Smith) Lasecki was born April 8, 1950, in Green Bay. He was diagnosed with polio at the age of five.

Jerry graduated from Pulaski High School with the class of 1972. He was the wrestling team manager during his high school years and continued attending matches afterwards. In 2017, Jerry was named the recipient of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Medal of Courage. Following high school he attended N.W.T.C., earning a Business Associate Degree. He worked as a Finance Management Associate for the Pulaski Coop for over 30 years. Jerry would speak to the kids at the Rawhide Boys Ranch and would speak to nursing students about caring for disabled individuals. He would also drive disabled veterans in his van to VA Hospitals throughout Wisconsin.

Jerry was a lifelong member of St. Stanislaus Church in Hofa Park and the Polish National Alliance. He loved attending his nieces and nephews events and was a big fan of Chad Przybylski & the Polka Rhythms. Jerry was a Packers season ticket holder and enjoyed tailgating and attending games.

Jerry is survived by seven brothers and sisters: Lawrence (Colleen) Lasecki, Gregory (Jayne) Lasecki, Kenneth Lasecki, Judith Skenandore, Linda (Darrell) Hylok, Dale (Germaine) Lasecki and Laurie (Chad) Przybylski; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Aurelia and many aunts and uncles.

Friends are invited to gather with the family on Tuesday, April 19, at ASSUMPTION B.V.M. CHURCH, 119 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, from 4-7 p.m. with a parish wake service beginning at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday at ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH, W1888 Hofa Park Rd, Seymour, from 9-11 a.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. with Fr. James Gannon O.F.M. presiding. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pulaski Wrestling Club in Jerry’s name.

The family would like to thank all Jerry’s caregivers at Lakeland Care, Tom and Debbie Wolff and his brother, Larry and his wife Colleen, for caring for Jerry. They would also like to thank close friend, John Marsh for taking Jerry on vacations, hunting and to work.

To leave a condolence for the Lasecki family please visit www.marnochafuneralhome.com or the funeral home Facebook page.