Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
John “Jack” R. Else
December 18, 1933 - July 15, 2016 (Age 82)
Watertown, WI
Service: July 19, 2016
John “Jack” R. Else
John “Jack” R. Else, 82, of Watertown passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc with his family by his side.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Noon at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ixonia with Rev. Kenneth Ewerdt officiating. Burial with military graveside rites will be conducted at the parish cemetery. Relatives and friends may gather at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials, if desired, would be appreciated to the church or to Lakeside Lutheran High School. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
John Rudolph Else was born on December 18, 1933 in Ixonia, the son of Harold and Margaret (nee Winter) Else. On September 3, 1960 he married Sandra Buss at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Farmington. He served in the United States Navy for two years. Jack managed Else Oil Co., was a Sales Rep for Artic Cat and owned Midtown Tap in Ixonia. After his retirement he was a bus driver for Lakeside Lutheran High School. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ixonia and the Ixonia Volunteer Fire Department.
Jack enjoyed snowmobiling, playing cards with the guys, and fishing. He loved being involved in the lives of his grandchildren and spending time at the Clam Lake cabin. Jack liked watching the Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Packers, and NASCAR.
Jack is survived by his wife Sandra of Watertown; four children: Deborah (Jerold) Vomhof of Watertown, Tamara Foltz of Johnson Creek, Holly (Barry) Christian of Concord, and Kelly (Jade) Witt of De Pere; ten grandchildren: Mitchell Vomhof, Mikaela Vomhof, Taylor Foltz, Jeremy Foltz, Sara Christian, Meriel Christian, Leland Christian, Luke Witt, Noah Witt, Hailey Witt; one brother Gerald (Audrey) Else of Watertown.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

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