John Maney, of Elcho, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Langlade Hospital. He was 63 years old. He was born on May 8, 1951 in Antigo, a son of the late Claude “Glenn” Maney and Anne “Peg” (Johnson) Maney of Elcho. He married Jean (King) Hurkmans on June 12, 1992 in Rhinelander. She survives.
He was a graduate of Elcho High School with the class of 1969.
He was employed in Rhinelander for a number of years, first at Twist Drill, then Beacon Movers followed by a welding position with North Star Metals. He worked as an over the road truck driver for five years. His final employment was in waste hauling for Waste Management followed by Scott’s Lakeside Disposal.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, motorcycling, camping, playing cards, shooting pool and especially spending time with his step-grandchildren.
Survivors including his wife and mother are a step-son Shane Hurkmans, Rhinelander; a step-daughter, Denise (Robert) Doleshal, Bryant; five step-grandchildren Eric, Michael, Sawyer, Cam and Autumn; a sister, Janice (David) Huskey, Albany, Oregon; a brother, Robert Maney (Jackie), Menomonee Falls.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday March 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Bradley Funeral Home 1550 Neva Road (Hwy45) Antigo, with Rev. Shane Wheeler officiating. The Elcho Veterans will conduct military rites at the funeral home following the services. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.