Newt Pomeroy, age 62, of Kaukauna, passed away unexpectedly, due to complications from cancer on Monday, March 19, 2012 at Appleton Medical Center. He was born on December 31, 1949 in Appleton, the son of James E. and Jean (Verhoeven) Pomeroy. On March 19, 1991, Newt married Gerri in Las Vegas. He retired as a pipe fitter at Thilmany after 30 years of employment. Newt was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and past governor of the Kaukauna Moose Lodge. After his retirement, he enjoyed working at Countryside Golf Course. Golfing, traveling, especially his trips to Las Vegas, were enjoyed by Gerri and Newt. He was an avid Packer fan and loved being around people at the restaurants that they frequented.
Newt is survived by his wife, Gerri (Green) Pomeroy; mother: Jean (special friend Elmer Vissers) Pomeroy-Schmidt, Kaukauna; step-children: Julie (fiancé Bob Wolf) Noe, Kellnersville; Lisa (Brett) Brandenburg, Kaukauna and Tara Vanderloop, Kaukauna; grandchildren: Nicholas Rogers; Ashley (special friend Shane Willard) Noe; Tyler Brandenburg; great-grandchildren: Kyle Rogers (my little buddy) and Dalton Willard; siblings: Michael Pomeroy, Kaukauna; Gary Pomeroy, Kaukauna and Sandra (special friend Greg Huff) Mahn, Kaukauna; brothers-in-law: Leonard (Elaine), Lyle (Kathy) and Vernon (friend Patty) Green. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Newt was preceded in death by his father, James Pomeroy; step-father, Truman Schmidt; daughter, Kerry Noe; grandson, Adam Pfiefer; brothers-in-law, Steven Mahn and Harland Green; father and mother-in-law, Joseph and Rosella Green.
The funeral liturgy for Newt will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday, March 23, 2012 at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 309 Desnoyer Street in Kaukauna. Fr. Tom Pomeroy will be officiating. Interment will take place in the parish cemetery. A visitation will be held at the church from 1:00 pm until the time of mass. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com.
Special thanks to Dr. Bruce Danz and Dr. Avi Bar-Lev and the oncology nurses at the Martha Siekman Cancer Center for their compassion and care. Also, Newt's friends for their visits and concern during this difficult time.
Fargo Funeral Home
400 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Kaukauna, WI 54130