Paul A. Junkerman, 75, of Somers, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 29, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family following a short battle with brain cancer.
Born in Wausau, WI, on September 8, 1942, he was the son of the late Karl and Jean (Smith) Junkerman. He was educated in the schools of Wausau and after served in the United States Army, serving overseas in France and Germany.
After his discharge, he married Beverly Schnabel; they later divorced. On October 14, 1989, he married Theresa Garcia in Kenosha.
Paul was employed for 32 years with Ocean Spray until his retirement in 2001. He was a Green Bay Packer fan, loved watching NASCAR, and vacationing up north where he enjoyed his favorite pastime, fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Theresa Junkerman of Somers; a daughter, Julie Junkerman of Pleasant Prairie; six step children, Kymberlea Richtmyre of Racine, Dawn Marie Dudley of Oak Creek, Lauree (John) Hart of Oconomowoc, Roxanne Garcia of Grove City, OH, Margaret (Noah) Marcoe of Kenosha, and Gene Garcia of Kenosha; a brother, Charles (Nancy) Junkerman of Wausau; three grandchildren, Jace Junkerman, Tyler Junkerman, and Toby Irvin; ten step grandchildren, Justin Richtmyre, Shane Richtmyre, Anij Richtmyre, Sinese Richtmyre, Nathan Whitney, Christopher Hart, Maria Hart, Melinda Robson, Matthew Riggle, and Ryin Garcia; and his former wife, Beverly Junkerman of Pleasant Prairie.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Kyle Garcia.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 4th, at Proko Funeral Home, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and will continue on Friday, January 5th, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 noon. Interment will be private.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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