John “Jack” A. Steinacker
age 81, of Park Falls, died on February 16, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. He was born on January 26, 1933 in Park Falls, the son of John and Gertrude (Kring) Steinacker. His early life and schooling were in Park Falls. After his schooling he entered the United States Army serving for fourteen years during the Korean and Vietnam Wars earning the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Camp Stars, and various other accommodations. On November 30, 1992 he married Donna Steinacker. Jack enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by:
his wife Donna of Park Falls
his daughter Roz (Dayne) Zuest of Minneapolis, MN
Mona (Dennis) Temby
Lori Barrett, both of Texas
(2)grandchildren: Noah and Evelyn Zuest
many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren
Ruth (Pat) Cleveland of Delevan
Vesta Steinacker of Paradise, CA
and niece, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-son Jon Paul Holmes, and (4)brothers: Raymond, Thomas, Robert, and Lawrence.
Private services will be held at a later date.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.