November 26, 1938 to July 20, 2013 Loving husband, father and grandfather Died peacefully at home surrounded by family. Born in Buffalo, NY, Jack was the fourth of ten children, attended high school in Beloit, WI and played basketball at Marquette University and Loras College. Survived by wife of 51 years, Karen; five children: John, Tom, Ann, Pat, Bill; ten grandchildren and seven siblings. Jack was the ultimate entrepreneur, king jokester and owner of the Minnesota Ripknees Basketball Team. He loved traveling, sports, fishing at Bone Lake and bragging about his family. Memorial mass at 3:30pm with one hour visitation prior on Wednesday, July 24th at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 4537 3rd Ave. So., Mpls. Celebration of Jack's life immediately following (5pm) at space150, 212 3rd Ave. No., #150, Mpls. Private interment. Memorials to donors' choice.