John “Jack” Salzman of Fox Lake passed on Sunday January 13th, 2008 after a two-year courageous battle against cancer.
Jack, son of MaryAnn and Lester Salzman, was born in Beaver Dam on August 27, 1949.
Jack was a lifelong resident of Beaver Dam. He worked at Metalcraft of Mayville and was well liked by his coworkers. He will be remembered for his dedication and sense of humor.
Mr. Salzman was adored by his grandchildren. They will always cherish the annual Easter egg hunt and tractor rides. He loved woodworking and chocolate. He always knew what to say, whether it be words of wisdom or making light of a situation using his clever wit. Honesty, integrity and loyalty are words to describe Jack.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Froh-Lord of Fox Lake; mother, MaryAnn Salzman of Beaver Dam; son, Brad Salzman of Waukesha; daughter, Jacquelyn Salzman of Madison; sisters, Jann Johnston of Beaver Dam and Laurie Salzman of Sun Prairie; stepchildren, Kelly (John) Dries of Belgium; Kristie (Jerrold) Lunde of Beaver Dam; Joseph (Susan Handt) Lord of Beaver Dam; grandchildren, Hailey Salzman; Mariah, Mylana and Charlie Lunde; Maria and Nadia Dries; Zoe Lord, nieces, Maryn Ptaschinski, Liz Ptaschinski, and Nicole Johnston, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Salzman and sister, Kathy Salzman.
The family would like to invite you to a celebration of John”s life. Visitation will be held at the Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Friday, January 18, 2008 from 4pm to 7pm. On Saturday, January 19, 2008, visitation will be held at St. Katharine Drexel Church, 511 S. Spring St. in Beaver Dam from 10am to 11am. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church on Saturday beginning at 11am. Father Carlos Florez will officiate. Burial will be at St. Peter”s Cemetery in the Town of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family and will be donated in John”s name.
The Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made on our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Saturday, January 19th, 2008, 11:00am, St. Katharine Drexel Spring St. Church-Beaver Dam
St. Peter’s Cemetery-Beaver Dam