He grew up here, graduating from North Central.
He earned a B.S.
Degree in Aeronautical Engineering.
During WWII, he was employed by Boeing.
Later, after returning to Spokane, he worked for Riblet Tramway Co. as chief mechanical engineer.
He and his wife, Edna raised two children during their 61 year marriage.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son, his wife, daughter Jacklyn, and son-in-law Paul.
He is survived by his son Jon (MarJean), six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service honoring Jack will be held at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home, 1306 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99201 on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 2:00pm.
Immediately following there will be a time of fellowship at the same location.
Private inurnment will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to “youth group” at Country Church of the Open Bible, 40015 N. Collins Rd., Elk, WA 99009 or Boy Scouts of America Inland Northwest Council, 411 W. Boy Scout Way, Spokane, WA 99201.