John “Jack” Guyette, age 84, New London passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013.
Jack was born on December 29, 1928, in New London son of the late Frank and Katherine (Babino) Guyette. He was united in marriage to Marcella Balthazor on June 22, 1949. She preceded him in death in 2008. He formerly worked at Curtiss Co., New London, Frigo Cheese Factory, Symco and retired from the Waupaca Foundry in 1991, after 25 years. Jack enjoyed going to auctions with his best friend Pauly Schneiderwend.
He is survived by his three daughters: Sandra (Larry) Sederstrom, Iola; Ann (Bart) Moericke, Clintonville; and Mary (Tod) Besaw, Iola; three sons: David (Pat) Guyette, Iola; Donald (Connie) Guyette, New London and Steven (Debra) Guyette, New London. He is further survived by a sister Pat Puffe, New London; 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, numerous other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a brother Lawrence, 2 sisters, Gertrude Prahl and Veleda Kappel and an infant daughter Susan.
Funeral Mass for Jack will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Manawa with Fr. Amalraj Roche and Pastor Assistant James Besaw officiating. Burial will be in the Most Precious Blood Catholic Cemetery, New London. Visitation will be held at Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London on Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. (a 6:30 p.m. prayer service will be held). Visitation will also be held at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Washington Center, St. Joseph Residence and Trinity Terrace. Assisting the family is Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London, www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com