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Jack Loesing, 81, of Sheboygan, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at St. Nicholas Hospital.
Jack was born on September 3, 1931, a son of the late Albert, Sr. and Hilda (Bahler) Loesing. He attended local schools. Jack enlisted in the Navy and served from 1949 until 1953. While in the navy he served aboard the destroyer, USS Chester O'Brian. On July 26, 1958 he was united in marriage to Marlene Steinhaus and they recently celebrated their 54th anniversary. Jack had been employed with various businesses in the Sheboygan area. He maintained a hobby farm where he raised quarter-horses and ponies. He was an accomplished woodworker and crafted many wagons and birdhouses with this talent. He was also an avid Packer fan.
Jack was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, the VFW Post 1230 and a charter member of the Black River Riding Club.
Jack is survived by his wife, Marlene; a brother, Norman (Suzanne) Loesing of Sheboygan; sisters-in-law, Bernice Loesing of Sheboygan and Judith (Kenneth) Schuette, of Sheboygan Falls and many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Walter and Dorothea Steinhaus and 12 brothers and sisters, Melvin, Adeline, Ruth, Lucille, Ione, Albert, Jr., Richard, Donald, Roy, Fredrick, infant twins and a brother-in-law, Wayne Steinhaus.
A funeral service for Jack will be held 11 a.m., Monday, October 29 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church with Rev. Alan D. Kubow as officiant. Entombment will take place at Sunrise Memorial Gardens with military rites accorded by VFW Post 9156. Family and friends may gather at the church, 1121 Georgia Ave. on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.
A memorial fund has been established in Jack's name for Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Jack's family would like to sincerely thank the doctors, nurses and staff at St. Nicholas Hospital for their care and compassion. They would also like to thank their neighbors for all the helpfulness given throughout the years.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is serving the family.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com
Published in Sheboygan Press from Oct. 27 to Oct. 28, 2012