Obituary | Jon (Jack) Douglas Paske, 75, of Rockfield


May 24, 2021 – Jon (Jack) Douglas Paske, 75, was born September 25, 1945.

He grew up in Rockfield, Wisconsin. After graduating high school he married Elaine Guenther and moved to Virginia to serve in the navy before returning to Wisconsin to start a family and career at Allis Chalmers in West Allis.

In the mid-eighties he moved his family to Sarasota, Florida to work for Siemens and then eventually headed back up north to become an oil system inspector for AC Compressor in Appleton, Wisconsin.

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He was a talented artist as well as a pilot who had a love of airplanes, photography, and travel. He made friends with every animal he met and had a wonderful sense of humor.

Throughout his life he had many furry companions, including Pooka, a therapy dog who would accompany him on volunteer Hospice visits in the early 2000’s. He leaves behind beloved Golden Retriever, Bailey, and Siberian Husky, Dakota.Jack passed away on May 5, 2021 in Sarasota, Florida; He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Paske and Marjorie Wolf-Paske.


He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Elaine Paske, his son, Tim (Lori) Paske, and daughters, Tami (John) Klumb, Jacqueline Paske Gill, and Jeannie (Matthew) Paske Cooper. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jake, Jett, Miya, Nolan and Colby; cherished sister, Rosemary (Wayne) Seideman; as well as many sister and brother-in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends.

At Jack’s request there will be no service.


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