October 7, 1955 — January 11, 2022


NORWALK - Jerome “Jerry” A. Martenson, 66, of Norwalk died Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at his home. He was born October 7, 1955, to Richard and Lois (Hollister) Martenson in Mondovi, WI.

   He was a member of the Black River Falls High School Graduating Class of 1973. After high school he joined the U.S. Marines. He was united in marriage to Dana Brey on June 9, 1990. He has been working for F5 Trucking. Making daily trips to St. Paul, Green Bay, and Berlin. Jerry was known for always keeping his vehicles immaculate. Jerry was a member of the Norwalk’s Sportsmen Club. He loved cars and often talked about his 1996 GMC Sierra Pickup Truck. He enjoyed fishing trips and bringing the boys fishing. Cheering for the Green Bay Packers and scratch off tickets. He will be sadly missed by all that new and loved  him.

   He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Dana, 5 sons Derek (Lacy) Pasch, Dane (Jackie) Pasch, Dustin (Rachel) Pasch Damian (Kelli) Pasch and Clint (Katie) Martenson, 12 grandchildren, Jordi, Leah, Memphis, Prentiss, Austin, Amaya, Libby, Alexis, Braeden, Sierra, Bromley, and Remi, a sister Joyce (Steve) Fisher, his mother-in-law Marlene Goff, 3 sisters-in-law, Sue (Mike) Udulutch, Terry (Jan) Pitesa, Tracy (Mike) Kuehn many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

   He was preceded in death by a father-in-law Verlyn Brey.

   A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 17, 2022, 11:00 A.M. at the Wilton Community Center, 400 East St. Wilton. Pastor Robert Streeter will officiate. Burial will be in the Pilgrim’s Home Cemetery, Norwalk. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Smith-Nelson Funeral Home, 702 Center St. Wilton. Online condolences may be sent to

   The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Smith-Nelson Funeral Home