Jerome C. Bichler, 70, of Highway 57, Random Lake died at his residence Friday, December 22, 2006.

He was born March 20, 1936 in Port Washington to Joseph and Mary Biever Bichler and grew up on the farm.  He worked for Cook Composites and Polymers in Saukville in production and on the wash racks.  Jerome enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden and his cats.  He liked to ride motorcycles and tinker with little projects.  He was a very kind and caring man who cared deeply for his family and grandchildren.

Jerome is survived by his son Daniel (Michele) Bichler and grandchildren Bradley and Amanda Bichler of Saukville.  He is further survived by brothers Joe (Arlene) Bichler of Port Washington, Vincent (Winnie) Bichler of Sussex, Eugene (Hermina) Bichler of Port Washington, Anthony (Sheri) Bichler of Waukesha, David (Jeanne) Bichler of Random Lake, Dennis (Debbie) Bichler of Port Washington, and Michael Bichler of Port Washington, sisters Joanne Freden of Tyler, Texas, Dorothy (Don) Diedrich of Sheboygan Falls and Rosemary Bichler of Pertsburg, Virginia, nieces nephews, other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Caroline, a brother, Daniel, and nephew Philip Bichler.

Rev. Richard Cerpich will celebrate Mass of Christian Burial 7 PM Thursday, December 28, 2006 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Dacada.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Holy Cross. Visitation 4 – 7 pm Thursday AT CHURCH.