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Eugene C. Pero

Passed away unexpectedly February 24, 2014, at the age of 77, with his daughter and son-in-law beside him.   Preceded in death by parents Frank and Clara (Morrison) and siblings Edward, John, Margaret, Robert and Charlene.   Loving father of Wendy Pero Hennes (John) and proud grandfather of William C. Pero.   Survived by his loving sisters Lois Hoeft and Audrey Pero, brothers Francis and Bill Pero, and numerous beloved nieces, nephews, and grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.   Also survived by former spouse and good friend Karen Wszola and Clarence Braun.

Visitation Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Funeral Home from 1 to 4pm, followed by a memorial service.   Burial Monday, March 3, 2014 at Southern Wisconsin Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove, WI at 12pm.

Born and raised on the Bad River Reservation, Gene served his country during the Korean War.  Employed as a barber on Milwaukee’s north side for many years, Gene retired from Potawatomi Casino whereupon he spent his free time with friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Milwaukee Rescue Mission.

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