Mallmann named 2017 Citizen of The Year

The 2017 recipient of the Citizen of the Year is Jerry Mallmann.

Jerry Mallmann is a very generous, patient, and respectful man.  He is a servant of Christ in everything he does. He believes in giving back and supporting the community and the people in it.  Jerry is generous with his time and talent and doesn’t often say “no” when asked.  He lives out his faith daily with his family, friends, team members, customers and all who he encounters-not just with words but with his actions.

Some of the events and organizations Jerry volunteers with include:
  • Good Shepherd Parish
    • Eucharistic minister and longtime lector
    • Trained through the diocese to become a lay presider over various prayer and communion services such as those at Stanton Place, Libby’s House and funerals
    • Has participated in the Adoration Chapel for many years
    • Lector and/or serve at special masses and funerals when called upon
    • Facilitator the last two years of the “That Man is You” program.
  • Chilton Area Community Foundation
    • Committee member since 2009
    • Eight plus years on the advisory board
    • CACF grants community
  • Knights of Columbus
    • Member for 9 years
    • In his second stint as, Grand Knight
    • On the board of directors
    • Active participant in vents such as “Walk of Life”
    • Organized countless brat fry’s
    • Works the Tootsie Roll campaign
  • Mid Shores Home Builders Association
    • Board of Directors from 2003-2008, and 2017-present
    • President in 2015, Past President 2016
    • Awarded the President’s Award in 2017 for outstanding effort and support of a member
    • Has been an event sponsor and participant of the Home and Garden Expo and Parade of Homes
    • Committee member of Home and Garden Expo, Parade of Homes and Nominating Committee
  • Chilton Chamber of Commerce
    • Active member since 2003
    • Current and past member of the board of directors
    • Has served as President for two terms
    • Committee member for Crafty Apple Fest, Retail, and Chilton Summer Festival
    • Chairman of Chilton Summer Festival Parade for many years
  • Chilton United Fund
    • Board Member
  • Fox Valley Technical College
    • Advisory Board

Jerry is the son of Norbert and Florence Mallmann and is the fourth child of eight.  He married Donna Boll in 1983.   Jerry and Donna are proud parents of three children:   Alyssa (Matt), Francis (Carrie), Beth (Tyler), and one grandson Tesher.

Jerry graduated from Chilton High School in 1978 and started working in the furniture business shortly thereafter.  In 1997 he became a partner, and in 2003 became the owner of Chilton Furniture.  In his spare time Jerry enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, traveling with his wife, and of course, volunteering.  Jerry and Donna have traveled to Spain, Hawaii and soon to Alaska.

Congratulations on being the 2017 Citizens of the Year.  Chilton is proud to have a devoted man like you as a part of our community.