John ‘Jack’ H. Crook, 84


John "Jack" H. Crook, 84, of West Bend, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at Kathy Hospice.

Jack was born on Dec. 19, 1925, to Harry and Dolores (nee Kohler) Crook in Campbellsport. He married Arllys (nee Rosenthal) on June 14, 1947, in West Bend.

Jack is survived by his wife, Arllys; children, Jean (John) Brace and Judy (Lenny) Heimerl. He is further survived by his grandchildren, Karri (Chris) Tait, Ryan (Katie) Brace, Matthew Brace, Sara (Rob) Beistle, Craig (Alison) Heimerl and Chad Heimerl; great - grandchildren , Aidan, Norah and Elliott Tait, Nolan Brace and Ethan Beistle; special friends, Carole (John) Riegert; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents; son, PFC Thomas H. Crook; sisters, Shirley Valle and Thelma Leonhardt.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Holy Angels Catholic Church of West Bend with the Rev. Gerald Brittain presiding. Interment will be at Holy Angels Cemetery. Please meet at church at time of Mass per Jack’s request. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Kathy Hospice or the American Heart Association are appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Robert Gibson and Janine for the special care they gave to Jack.