Gregory “Greg” L. Mack, age 68 of King, formerly of rural Clintonville, passed away Sunday afternoon, April 19, 2015 at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.
Greg was born on November 27, 1946 in Milwaukee as the son of the late Howard and Marjorie (Lindsay) Mack. As a boy, Greg moved with his family to the area in 1957 and he graduated from Shawano High School in 1966. Greg honorably served his country in the United States Navy in 1967. He was united in marriage to Lynnaa Zillmer on August 10, 1985 at Grace Lutheran Church in Bear Creek. The couple raised two children, Karen and Tony, and later divorced. Greg started working at Rexnord in Clintonville in the 1960s and later retired due to health reasons. He loved racing of all kinds and as a teenager became an excellent go-kart racer. He enjoyed riding his motorcycles, hunting, and being outdoors. Greg was renowned by his family for his cookouts and grilling, even if the seasoning was a little on the heavy side. He loved his children very much and enjoyed spending time with them over the years.
Survivors include: his children, Karen (Gene Lohse) Mack, Menasha and Tony Mack, Clintonville; sister, Candy (Dick) Golen, Clintonville; niece, Stephanie (Corey) Riley, Clintonville; great-niece, Rhiannon Riley, Clintonville and former wife, Lynnaa Mack, Clintonville. Greg was preceded in death by his parents. Greg’s memorial service will be held Thursday April 23, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory in Clintonville with Rev. Vilas Mazemke officiating. Inurnment will follow at Riverbank Cemetery in the Township of Pella, Shawano County with military honor rites conducted by members of the VFW Post #664 and American Legion Post #63 of Clintonville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. An online guestbook for Greg can be found at www.eberhardtstevenson.com.
Greg’s family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King as well as Theda Care Hospice for the wonderful care given to Greg, and also a very special thanks to his former wife, Lynnaa, for being there every step of the way.