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John Lee Outten, III

AGE: 83 • Wilmington

John L. Outten, III of Wilmington, DE passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the age of 83. He was a Graduate of Wilmington High School, an Air Force veteran, and after 32 years, a retiree of the Wilmington News Journal Company.

Jack is predeceased by his parents John L. II and Helen (Schwamb), and his brothers Ralph, Earl and Thomas. He will be deeply missed by his wife of 48 years, Karen (nee Hoellen), daughters Deborah Kline (Timothy), Jennifer Ennis (Thomas); grandchildren Maggie Kline, Christopher Kline, Patrick Kline; his sister-in-law Frances Outten and his brother-in-law Lee Hoellen, as well as by his many nieces and nephews, Linda Cofran, Earl Outten, Nancy Emig, Jeffrey Outten and their children, and step-granddaughter, Kristy Ennis.

Jack was always a great animal lover and especially loved feeding the birds and squirrels every morning in his back yard.

The family especially would like to thank the staff of Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis for their kindness. They are amazing people.

Services will be private.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

Published in The News Journal from Dec. 14 to Dec. 16, 2015
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