Leo John (Jack) Mack

Leo John (Jack) Mack passed away peacefully on Set. 18,2020, at the age of 94 after struggling with dementia.
Jack is survived by his daughters Cheryl (Joel) Jordan, Sherry (Jim) Broemmeling, sons Michael (Debbie) Mack, John (Crista) Mack, Kyle Montgomery, Bill Montgomery, brother Bob (Leona) Mack, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Jo Ellen (Jody) Mack in Oct. of 2018, and his sister and brother-in-law Margie and Dave Leslie.
Jack was born in Molson, Washington to Lester John (Bub) and Pearl Eva (Hirst) Mack on Dec. 11, 1925. He attended school at Chesaw and Molson and joined the U.S. Navy when he was 17. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946 in the Asiatic and Pacific Theaters. He moved to Coulee Dam, Washington where he worked for the Bureau of Reclamation and met his first wife, Bertha Maki, who preceded him in death in May of 1961. Jack and his children moved to Dutch John, Utah where he worked at Flaming Gorge Dam where he met and married Jody in August  1966. He left the Bureau of Reclamation in 1967 and with Jody and her kids they moved to Chelan, Washington where he worked for Douglas County PUD until he retired in 1986.
Jack belonged to the VFW, Lake Chelan Eagles, American Legion, Lake Chelan Sportsman’s Club and the NRA. He loved to hunt and fish and help his family with construction projects. He knew how to do everything! He loved spending time with his grand and great-grandkids. Jack was a very loving and kind man and he is greatly missed. 
Donations may be made to a charity of your choice. A graveside service will be held at Chelan Fraternal Cemetery on Saturday, October 3, at 11 a.m., with special military honors.  
Please leave any thoughts and memories for the family at www.prechtrose.com.  Services are entrusted to Precht Rose Chapel of Chelan.

 

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