John "Painter" Jankowski

A visitation will take place at the Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on May 11 for John "Painter" Jankowski, who passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2006 at the Select Specialty Hospital in West Allis, at the age of 60. Immediately following the visitation, family and friends are welcome to join the Jankowski family for a dinner at the Alpine Village in Mequon at 6:30 p.m.

John was born on Feb. 6, 1946 in Milwaukee to the late Eugene and Jean (nee Schmidt) Jankowski. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Painter was also a member of the Saukville Moose Lodge.

Painter is survived by his sons Todd (Michelle) Jankowski and Jeff (Connie) Jankowski; grandchildren Bradley, Monica, Bryce and Aspen Jankowski; and siblings Jay Jankowski and Judy (Robert) Hayes. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials of your choice are appreciated. For online condolences, please visit

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