FLORENCE, Wis. - Jack T. Stewart, 73, of Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Hospital, Iron Mountain after a long courageous battle with cancer.
He was born April 1, 1940, in Cadillac, son of the late Leon and Dorothy (Soles) Stewart.
Jack graduated from Reed City High School and served our country in the U.S. Navy. He married Doris Weinert on June 5, 1981, in Iron Mountain and the couple lived on the north side. Jack worked for Khoury Brothers Furniture, Michigan Wisconsin Spring Shop and Grede Foundry for 8 years before retiring. They moved to Florence in 1989. In Jack's spare time he could be found prospecting for gold, enjoying nature, canning and spending time with Lucky, his kitty.
He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Doris; two brothers, Patrick Stewart, Iron Mountain and Robert Stewart, Michigan; three sisters, Ann (Larry) Messenger, Paris, June (Larry) Nelson, Grand Rapids, Kathleen (Robert) Ward, Hersey; one brother-in-law, Roger Weinert, Norway; and many nieces and nephews.
In accordance with Jack's wishes private family services will be held.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Jack, or leave a condolence for his family online at www.jacobsfuneralhomes.com.
The family has chosen the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home, Florence to honor Jack's legacy of life.