John E. Fitzgerald(1929 - 2014)

Fitzgerald, John E.

John E. Fitzgerald, 85, Green Bay, passed away surrounded by his family on Wed., April 16, 2014, at his home. He was born March 19, 1929, to Clyde and Jennie Fitzgerald in Iron River, MI. On Sept. 17, 1955, John married Nancy Lee Aeschliman in Crystal Falls, MI.

John was a graduate of the University of Michigan, Michigan Tech, and served as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Nancy and John moved from Detroit to Green Bay where they made their home. John was employed as a Civil Engineer with the Wisconsin D.O.T. until his retirement. He loved to ski, golf, and most importantly spend time with his grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Nancy

He is survived by his daughters, Anne (Mark) Koop and Joan Oshefsky; his grandchildren, Joey and Danny Koop, and Alaine, Brooke, and Eric Oshefsky; and brother-in-law, Donald Aeschliman.

The family extends a heartfelt thank you to Sue Umentum for being a wonderful caregiver and special friend to John.

Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19. The Funeral Service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Chaplain Robert Nooker officiating. A private family burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls, MI. To send online condolences, please go to

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Blaney Funeral Home
1521 Shawano Ave. Green Bay, WI 54303

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Apr. 18 to Apr. 19, 2014