Gerald Joseph Capistrant

HUDSON, Wis. — Gerald Joseph Capistrant, 90, of Somerset, Wis., passed away on Aug. 19, 2012, at the Christian Community Home in Hudson.

Gerald was born on June 11, 1922, in Wilmar, Minn., to Mary E. Oelke. He proudly served his country for 20 years in the U.S. Army as a military police officer.

He is survived by his wife, Helga; sons, Bernard Capistrant and Steven (Carol) Capistrant; daughter, Mary Capistrant (Courtney Hart); grandsons, Gearald, Patric and Jay, and daughter-in-law, Janet Capistrant. He was preceded in death by wife, Ursula, and son, Robert Capistrant.

A Sept. 8 memorial service will be held in the Black Hills in South Dakota.

Cremation services are entrusted to the O’Connell Funeral Home,, 715-386-3725