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John J. Vaseska
John J. "Jack" Vaseska, 80, of Columbia, IL, died October 9, 2021, in Columbia, IL. He was born July 7, 1941, in St. Louis, MO.
He is survived by his wife Patricia Vaseska nee Kimmel; son John P. (Julie) Vaseska; grandchildren Erica Jackson, Adam (Carrie) Hoggard, Elliot Newcom, Ryan Vaseska, and Conner Vaseska; great grandchildren Madelynn Whaley, Brandon Jackson, Kate Jackson, Amelia Hoggard, and John Hoggard; brother Jim Vaseska; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
John is preceded in death by his parents John J. & Ruth (nee May) Vaseska and daughters Mari Kay Vaseska and Tari Lynn Vaseska.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Thursday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Father John Kizhakedan officiating
Interment at St. Patrick Cemetery in Tipton, IL
Jack was only an acquaintance but I really enjoyed talking to him over breakfast. Always had a smile and welcomed you in to Washy's like you had been a friend for life. I'll certainly miss him.
Greg Schloemann Oct 14 2021 4:18 PM
So sorry Pat and family forJacks passing he was a good man and good neighbor. Will ,Shirley Myers
Will ,Shirley Myers Oct 13 2021 7:45 PM
Dear Pat and family, we were so saddened to learn of John's passing. our hearts and prayers are with you. Kathy and Dave Riebeling
Dave & Kathy Riebeling Oct 13 2021 2:33 PM
I am very sorry to hear of Jack's passing. My prayers and deepest sympathy to your family.
Suzie (Lengyel) Kennedy
Suzie Kennedy Oct 12 2021 11:01 PM
Rest in peace Jack, condolences goes to your family.. I've could have not met 2 better people than yourself and your brother Jimmy.. God Bess...
Tom and Michelle Pfershy Oct 12 2021 9:04 PM
So sorry Jim my deepest sympathy
Bill Wethington Oct 12 2021 8:26 PM
Thoughts and prayers for the whole family. Jack was always such a pleasure to see - and he always remembered when my birthday was!!! I'm sure he will be missed by many!!! 🙏🏼🙏🏼
Debbie Straub Combs Oct 12 2021 12:37 PM
An engaging smile and a friendly greeting were his stock in trade. He was a person you were always glad to see, because he always had a kind word and a charming story.
Raymond Heinen Oct 12 2021 11:10 AM
A candle was lit in memory of John Vaseska
Nanette Grosse Oct 11 2021 11:26 PM
Rest In Peace Jack, you were a gift to Monroe county and the surrounding area. Your gift to remember everyone's birthday brought joy to people's lives. I will miss you cuz.
Mike Degener Oct 11 2021 10:32 PM