Jerry Henrigillis was born and raised in De Pere. He has spent his entire life as an active member of the community. Jerry is the oldest son of Norbert and Beatrice (Linssen) Henrigillis. He has ten brothers and sisters, all of whom are currently in the immediate area.
After graduating from St. Francis Grade School in De Pere, he attended Sacred Heart Seminary in Oneida for two years. Jerry then graduated from De Pere High School in 1965.
After serving two years in the United States Army, Jerry returned to De Pere. He then began a 40 year career as a customer service and sales manager in the steel manufacturing field. He became owner of both of the corporations which employed him.
In addition to being involved in many business and manufacturing committees, Jerry is very active locally. He is a current member of the De Pere Redevelopment Committee, De Pere High School Booster Clubs and advisory committees for St. Francis Church.
On February 14, 1985, Jerry married De Pere native Ann VandenHoogen. Jerry and Ann are the parents of three sons, who currently reside with them in De Pere. The family continues to be active in many youth activities, including coaching baseball.
Among Jerry's many honors is his title as 2001 Volunteer of the Year bestowed upon him by the Greater Green Bay YMCA.
In his role as service associate at Ryan Funeral Home, Jerry is invaluable to our many cremation clients and funeral families served. His outstanding customer service and high level of personal service is an inspiration to our entire staff.