John Anthony “Jack” Nett Sr., 89
John Anthony “Jack” Nett Sr. of Green Bay, died on September 26, 2018, at Parkview Manor at the age of 89. He was born on January 23, 1929, in Fond du Lac, a son of the late Clemens and Ellen (Fox) Nett. He married Eleanor “Ann” Menne on February 7, 1953, in Fond du Lac. She preceded him in death on September 13, 2007.
He was a graduate of St. Mary Springs High School in Fond Du Lac.
He served in the United States Air Force from February 28, 1949, to December 28, 1953.
Jack worked for the Fond du Lac County Highway Department as a mechanic, retiring in 1994. He was also a Deputy Sheriff in Fond du Lac and Forest Counties. He lived most of his life in the Fond du Lac area (Dotyville/Eden) and enjoyed his retirement years in Pickerel, WI.
He was a member of the Pickerel Tombstone snowmobile club for many years.
He is survived by two daughters, Jeanne (Ron) Chambers of Manchester, Tenn. and Marie Briggs of Green Bay; a son, Paul (Judy) Nett of Fort Myers, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Jeanne Nett of Fond du Lac; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Kathy Nett of Fond du Lac.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sons, John Nett, Jr. and Frank Nett; a brother, Jim Nett; and a son-in-law, Mike Briggs.
A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Pickerel with Reverend David Zimmerman officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Anderson-Sather American Legion Post 245.