Jeremy P. Aerts, 45, Lt. Suamico, passed away. Jeremy was born November 18, 1974 in Oconto to Carol Lentz and James (Sandy) Aerts. Jeremy served as Captain for the Pensaukee Fire Department with 30 years of service. He dreamed of travel and visited Alaska, New Zealand and traveled Route 66. Jeremy loved old tractor and car shows, the Brewers, going to stock car races, especially small dirt tracks, and built his own go cart track. Jeremy always said “ I got big plans.”
Jeremy is survived by his mother, Carol Lentz; father, James (Sandy) Aerts; brother, Pat (Kate) Aerts; niece and nephew, Emily Aerts, Joseph Aerts; aunts and uncles, Butch Bartels, Joan & Tom Garrity, Judy & BoJack Heimke; cousin, Russ Bartels; special friend, Rose Wenzel; friend, Trudie Chico; dog, Ginger. Also survived by the Kolzlowski family, Fire Department family, Go Cart family, Bottoms Up family, and Peshtigo Corral Family. Along with other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends scattered through out the states. He was preceded in death by step-dad, Ray Lentz; maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Beatrice Bartels; paternal grandparents, Marvin and Fern Aerts; aunts and uncles, Elaine Bartels, Melvin and Audean Bartels, Jan and Neal Staedler, Homer Aerts, Allan Bartels, Pat and Joyce Stoegbauer; cousins, Tyrelle Woodworth and Nancy Jo Bartels; and dogs, Reba and Narf.
Due to Corona virus services are private. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to local animal shelter.
A special thank you to Critter Sitters in Phillips, WI
November 18, 1974 - March 20, 202011/18/197403/20/2020
Jeremy P. Aerts
1 Tree has been planted in memory of Jeremy Aerts.