Jack Neal Ware, 75, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, following a brief illness. He passed away at home with his family by his side. Jack was born on Aug. 25, 1932, in Pinconning to the late Howard and Alice (Reetz) Ware. He was predeceased by his first wife of 25 years, Patricia Ware in 1985. Jack is survived by his wife, Nancy Lee Ware, whom he married on June 18, 1988. He is also survived by his children, Tracey Lee (Jerry) Thomas Jr. of Kalkaska, Kelley Lynn (Kurt) Kipfmiller of Bay City and Kimberly Ann (Craig) Harris of Sand Lake; his grandchildren, Stephanie A. Thomas, Rebecca L. Thomas, Eric Neal Kipfmiller, Amber L. Kipfmiller, Russell J. Harris, Patricia C. Harris, Jack E. Harris and Jeremy R. Harris; Nancy’s children, Tracy (John) Bennett of Frankenmuth and James (Heather) Nichols Jr. of Hope; and Nancy’s eight grandchildren. Jack is also survived by his sister, June W. Brennan of Largo, Fla. A Memorial Service will take place 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at Christ United Methodist Church, 4267 S. Two Mile Rd., Bay City. Officiating will be the Rev. Carol M. Blair-Bouse followed by military honors conducted by the Bay County Veterans Council. Friends may call at the Gephart Funeral Home, Inc., 201 W. Midland St., Bay City, (989)686-2291 on Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church or Disabled American Veterans. gephartfuneralhome.com.
Source: Midland Daily News (MI) – Wednesday, May 7, 2008