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John “Jack” Micoley

May 15, 1941 - Sep 12, 2022

John “Jack” Joseph Micoley, 81, Shawano, died peacefully Monday morning, September 12, 2022.  He was born May 15, 1941 in Milwaukee to Bernard “Butch” and Gladys (Greenwood) Micoley and was named after his two grandfathers, John Micoley and Joseph Greenwood.  The Micoley family moved to Oconto Falls when Jack was young and graduated high school.  Following graduation, he entered the US Air Force where he completed his basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas and was later stationed at Lockbourne Air Force Base in Columbus, OH.  After his honorable discharge from the military, he moved his family to Green Bay where he worked for Fort Howard.  Jack eventually moved back to Oconto Falls where over the years, he owned and operated Power Sports, The Lilac Plantation and The Round Roof.  Jack met Karen Buntrock over 40 years ago and together, they enjoyed golfing, traveling, spending time at the lake, cutting wood, cooking in the man cave and treasured time with family and friends.

Survivors are his fiancé, Karen Buntrock; six children, Wade (Marla) Micoley, Todd Micoley, Jada (John) Trudell, Chad (Dawn) Micoley, Janelle (Glen) Nienhaus and Jayson (Kim) Micoley; grandchildren, Mitchell and Jordan Micoley, Michaela Micoley, Dylan Rex, Steven Neinhaus and Alexandra (John) Meissner, Harrison, Anderson and Becket Micoley; one sister, Karen Mohr; Karen’s family, Gay Lynn (Greg) Wolf and Joy Dammerich; Jake and Ian Wolf, Samantha Dammerich; two great grandchildren, Brynlee and Elena; many good friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Justin Micoley.

Visitation with the urn present will be held 11:00 am until 2:45 pm Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls, immediately followed by military honors.

The Micoley family would like to express their deepest appreciation to ProMedica Hospice and The Cottages Senior Living and Memory Care for the outstanding and compassionate care they provided.  You are the best!

Jack will be fondly remembered for his quick wit, great sense of humor and being a good friend to many.


Wednesday Sep 21, 2022, 11:00 am until 2:45pm at Jones Funeral Service [map]

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Wednesday Sep 21, 2022, 2:45 pm at Jones Funeral Service [map]

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