John Wesley Barcus



World War II Navy veteran John Wesley Barcus, 99, of Pewaukee, passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2012.


He was born in Blunt, S.D.  Wes attended University of Denver on the GI Bill after serving two tours of duty in the Navy. He and his wife, Anita, were married June 15, 1941, and moved to southern California after his graduation, where he was employed as a certified public accountant until his retirement.


He was preceded in death by his wife Nov. 16, 1988.


He was the loving father of Johna Hartnell Gerasch, now of North Dakota; loving grandfather of Eden Hill (Brent) and Shawn Hake (Chris); and proud great-grandfather of Nathan, Alec and Colin Hill and Gavin, Owen and Sawyer Hake.


Services were held Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Yonke & Sons Funeral Home, Pewaukee. 

Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.