John Paul Shebanek Jr.

John Paul Shebanek Jr., D.V.M., 85, died on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

He graduated from John Carroll University and earned a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University.

He served our country in the U.S. Air Force in World War II.

He owned and operated the West Bend Animal Hospital in West Bend, for 35 years.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Barbara; a daughter, Linda (Keith) Beauchamp of Yardley, Pa. and two grandchildren, Katy and Emily.

He was preceded in death by his son, John Shebanek III

Friends may call Monday, March 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Novak Funeral Home, 4476 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio, 614-268-8811.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Colum-bus.

Father Kevin Kavanagh will be the celebrant, and interment will be in Resurrection cemetery.

novakfuneralhome.com.