George M. John, 90, of King, formerly of Pardeeville, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019 at King Veteran’s Home.
He was born October 11, 1929 in Montello, the son of Walter and Louise (Coarken) John. George graduated from Montello High School in 1947 then joined the U.S. Navy to proudly serve his country. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Tomlinson October 8, 1960 in Oxford.
George enjoyed watching NASCAR and the Chicago Cubs. He also enjoyed watching his son Carey race in Wisconsin Dells and playing horseshoes.
Survivors include his children Neal (Bobbie), Carey (Tammy), and Kathy; grandchildren Samantha, Grace, Ben, Brandon, and Danielle; great grandchildren Carlos and Arianna and many other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Elizabeth, brothers Edward “Bert”, Francis, and Charles “Bud”; sister Amy; and step-mother Clara Zink.
Funeral services with full military honors will be held Saturday, December 28 at 2 PM at Grasse Funeral Home, 119 Industrial Drive, Pardeeville with Rev. Wayne Schwanke officiating. Burial will be held at Pacific Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held from 10 AM until the time of services.
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