John Joseph Remkus passed away on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at the age of 89.

He was born on December 26, 1928, at the Oak Park Hospital in Oak Park, IL. to John and Mary Remkus (nee Dobbins). He grew up in Melrose Park, IL. He earned a Bachelor’s in Mathematics at DePaul University in Chicago. He served as an Ensign in the Navy. He was married to Geraldine Huron on July 31, 1951, who passed away September 21, 2001.

He was preceded in death by his wife Geraldine, his son William, daughter Barbara, brothers Edwin and Tom. He is survived by his daughters, Cathy and Margaret, sons Steven, Allen, and David, and sister Lorraine Nosacek (nee Remkus). He had 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was accompanied in life by Charlotte Seiler at the Fairhaven Senior Services. Charlotte’s daughter and son-in-law Jaime and Richard Gunther generously cared for John, and he was accepted as a part of the entire Seiler family He was a parishioner of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Whitewater, WI.

A memorial service will be held at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, at the Fairhaven Senior Services 435 W. Starin Rd, Whitewater, WI 53190 Nitardy Funeral Home in Fort Atkinson, WI is assisting the arrangements,

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