WICHITA- Metz, Jack D., Jr., 72, passed away Monday, June 21, 2010. Visitation Thursday 1-6 p.m., funeral service 1:00 p.m. Friday, both at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby. Jack retired from Bombardier/LearJet in 2000 after 35 years of service. Jack was a Charter Member of International Assoc. of Machinists Lodge #639. He was a Shop Steward, In-plant Union Chairman, and a member of the Negotiating Committee. He served as a Business Agent for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge #70, and Secretary-Treasurer for the Kansas State Council of Machinists. Jack received his 50-year pin from Douglass Masonic Lodge #151. Preceded in death by his parents Jack and Gladys (Nulik) Metz and brother Jerry Metz. Survived by his wife Carolyn Ammeter Holm, of the home; step-children Rose (George) Watts, Rebecca Holm, Mary (Mike Mayfield) Holm, Patricia (Toby) Foster, Jimmy (Kathy) Holm; 10 step-grandchildren, 5 step-great-grandchildren, and other family and friends. A memorial has been established with Kansas Masonic Cancer Research Institute, P.O. Box 1217, Topeka, KS 66601. Jack D. Metz, Jr.
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on June 24, 2010