Jerome “Jerry” Chojnacki, age 74, of Custer, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2011, at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau. Jerry was born October 7, 1936 in the Town of Stockton, the son of Stanley and Lillian (Firkus) Chojnacki. He grew up in the Stevens Point area and attended local schools. He began his career at the Waupaca Foundry and retired after 35 years. Jerry was an avid classic car enthusiast, a skilled winemaker and joke teller. He loved family functions, and was a loving father. He is survived by his three sons: Thomas and Chris, both of Amherst and Rick of Stevens Point. His granddaughter Raquel and his special friend Eileen Glodowski. Four brothers: Stanley (Theresa), Stockton; Leonard (Betty), Amherst Jct.; Florian (Shirley), Custer; Louis (Lorraine), Wisconsin Rapids. Five sisters: Margie Glodowski, Amherst; Theresa (Ernest) Daniczyk, Plover; Patricia (Michael) Nord, Stevens Point; Mary Rycman, Plover; Rosalie Chojnacki, Plover. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Michael, two brothers: Francis and Hank. A mass of christian burial for Jerry was held at 10:30 AM on Thursday February 17, 2011 at St. Stephen Catholic Church. The Very Rev. John Potaczek officiated. Burial was at the Guardian Angel Cemetery. The Plover – Shuda Funeral Home in Plover assisted the family.