John Louis "Jack" Hill
Suamico - John Louis "Jack" Hill, 74, Suamico, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021. He was born on September 11, 1946, in Cato, WI to Louie and Stella (Dugan) Hill.
After graduating from Reedsville High School, Jack entered the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. Upon returning from the war, he met the love of his life, Donna Leiterman, and they married on November 29, 1968. He then went on to college at UW-Oshkosh and Badger Business College. Together they opened and ran The Airport Gift Shop in the Green Bay and Appleton airports. They recently celebrated 50 years in business.
Jack was really an entrepreneur, opening many businesses most notably Pepperkorn Bros., Inc. (aka. PBI) in Manitowoc, WI which he ran successfully for over 25 years. Additionally, he sold Packers souvenirs outside Lambeau Field and Badgers souvenirs in Madison for many years. Jack spent much of his family time in Sturgeon Bay, on the boat.
He was a devoted husband and ever attentive father and grandfather. Jack supported and encouraged his beloved family in every endeavor. His faith was a big part of his life and he and Donna have been members, and still are, at SS. Edward and Isidore Parish for over 45 years.
Survivors include his loving wife, Donna; their children, Scott (Michelle) Hill, Lori (Eric Wilson) Hill, and Derrick (Pamela) Hill; grandchildren, Gavin, Luna, Olivia, Eric Jr., Estella, and Isabella; his brother, Tom (Judith) Hill; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Donna (Lyle) Biely; and an infant brother, William.
Visitation will be at SS. Edward and Isidore Catholic Church, 3667 Flintville Rd., from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday; followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Hoffman officiating. The mass will be live-streamed and may be watched on this link: https://www.facebook.com/Ss-Edward-Isidore-Church-562136803967841
. Burial will take place in SS. Edward & Isidore Cemetery. With concerns for the coronavirus, masks are required and must be worn properly completely covering the nose and mouth; and social distancing be respected. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com
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