Jerome H. Dinslage, 80, formerly of West Point, died Sunday, March 27, 2022 at The Heritage at Shalimar Gardens in Fremont. Funeral Mass will be 11:00am on Thursday, March 31 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Matt Niggemeyer as celebrant. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery with lunch following at the Nielsen Center. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00pm to 7:00pm with a Vigil Service at 7:00pm at Stokely Funeral Home in West Point. Family will be present at visitation from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Memorials may be made to Guardian Angels Endowment. Arrangements by Stokely Funeral Home.
Jerome Henry Dinslage was born ten days after Pearl Harbor on December 17, 1941 to Bernard and Beata (Doescher) Dinslage in West Point. He graduated from Guardian Angels in 1960. Jerome drove truck for Stalp Gravel, and worked for Thietje Plumbing before his 20-year career with the City of West Point. After retiring in 2004 Jerome kept busy patrolling the highway traffic from his porch swing, building and sharing his train set, and gaining notoriety as the Walking Man. He loved to stop on his walks around town and catch up with everyone he met. Jerome had a great love and pride for West Point, Guardian Angels and the residents of his hometown.
Survivors include a sister Carol Greve of Wakefield, brother LeRoy (Sandy) of Elmwood, nieces and nephews Kelli Neiman of Lincoln, Rodney (Jenny) Greve of Wayne, Kris Brochtrup of Lincoln, Ben (Kelly) Dinslage of West Point, grandnieces and nephews Jordin, Macen, Braydin, Carsen, Trystan, Gryphen, and Saige Neiman, Evan and Aden Greve, Devon Archer, Ian and Zane Brochtrup,and Myles, Charlie, Harper, and Rowen Dinslage. He is preceded in death by his parents and infant sister, Joyce Elaine.