John "Jack" D. Bryson
Milwaukee - Passed away peacefully on March 23, 2021 at 100 years of age. Born in Evanston, Illinois on January 28, 1921, he was the son of Arthur Earl Bryson and Helen Mandaville Bryson (Decker). Jack is survived by his sisters, Nancy Schlosser of Santa Barbara, Jane Klunder of San Diego, and his brother Arthur Bryson Jr. of Palo Alto. He was married to Elizabeth Ann Pain for 45 years until her passing in 1986. His second marriage of 33 years was to Olive Van Dyke Bryson, who passed in 2020. Survived by his children from his first marriage, Constance Smith, Mary Bancroft, Nancy Goulet, and John Bryson Jr. Also survived by numerous children and grandchildren of his first and second marriages.
A graduate of New Trier High School in Evanston, Illinois and Carleton College in Minnesota, Jack served honorably in both WWII and the Korean Conflict in the Army Air Corp and US Air Force. He had a long and accomplished life including starting his own small business, pursuing tennis, electronics and serving as a member of Christ Church Episcopal Church of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. Jack was a loving husband and devoted father. No memorial service is planned at this date. Donations may be sent to St. John's on the Lake in Milwaukee.
Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Mar. 31 to Apr. 4, 2021.