John M. Cain, 84

John M. Cain, resident of Fond du Lac and former longtime resident of Thiensville, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2007 at the age of 84. Funeral services will be held for John at 11 a.m. tomorrow morning, June 6, at Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 6031 W. Chapel Hill Road (N.W. corner of Green Bay Road and Highland Road) in Mequon. The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday, from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., prior to the funeral service. A second funeral service and visitation will be held on Thursday, June 7, at the Milwaukee Rescue Mission "John M. Cain Chapel," (830 N. 19 St.) in Milwaukee. Visitation will take place from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will be private for the family at Green Ridge Cemetery in Kenosha. Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mequon is serving the family.

John proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. During the battle of Okinawa, John received the Silver Star for gallantry in action on the battlefield by Gen. Bradley.

John graduated with honors from the University of Cincinnati with a double major in engineering and business. He was a successful business owner of Cain Industries in Germantown. His life was devoted to his loving family and the Milwaukee Rescue Mission.

John was the devoted and loving husband of the late Marjorie Jean Cain; the beloved father of John S. Cain of Mequon, Christine (David) Carew of Fond du Lac and Linda (Daniel) Gagne of Green Lake; the very proud grandfather of Benjamin Kaestner, Jacob, Tyler (Mary), Adam and Arthur Gagne; and the loving great-grandfather of Hayden James and Shelby Lynn Gagne. He is further survived by other relatives and many wonderful friends.

John was preceded in death by his dear brothers Dwight and James Cain.

Memorials in Johnís name may be directed to the Milwaukee Rescue Mission.