John E. Ford, 62


John E. Ford, 62, of Campbellsport passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his home.

He was born on May 6, 1951, in Milwaukee, the son of James H. and Thelma A. (nee Dees) Ford. On Dec. 20, 1974, John married Monica G. Sasse at St. John’s Wedding Chapel in Milwaukee.

John worked at Chrysler Outboard in Hartford from 1971-79, for Jim Pafantz from 1979-86, and then at the Kohler Co. until retiring in 2009. He served as union steward at Kohler for 17 years.

John served on the board of directors of the Dundee Mill Park and was a member of the Dundee Sportsman Club, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the Beechwood Sportsman Club and the Campbellsport Sportsman Club. John enjoyed snowmobiling, trap shooting, hunting, playing bingo and especially golfing, but most of all he loved spending time with his family or friends.

Survivors include his wife Monica, his children Theresa Ford, Sheri (Quinn) Laidler and Bruce (Kelly) Ford; his stepchildren Chuck (Julie) Stammler, Toni Stammler, Linda Jansen and Chris Stammler; his grandchildren Grant, Garret, Frank, Margaret, Gina, Tara, Chance, Cole, Faith Hailey, R’iell, Amy and Jude; five great-grandchildren; his brothers Roy (Nancy) Ford and Rick (Chris) Ford; his sister Thelma Ann (James) Hammes; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Amber, a grandson James, and two brothers James Ford Jr. and Quinton “Bud” Ford.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, at the Twohig Funeral Home, 109 W. Main St., Campbellsport with the Rev. Neil Zinthefer officiating. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Online guestbook and condolences are at www.twohigfunerals.com.