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1936 John 2022

John "Jack" Pacey

October 6, 1936 — May 10, 2022


Jack passed away peacefully at home in Wausau surrounded by family at the age of 85.

He married Lorna Johnston on May 17, 1958 in Milwaukee, WI.  They had 5 children; Scott, Dawn (Andy) Soucek, Todd Pacey, Eric (Stephanie) Pacey, Jason Pacey and 7 grandchildren; Ben, Erin, Kristin, Landon, Ava, Brett and Connor.  Jack was preceded in death by his son, Scott.

He retired from Wausau Papers as the Director of Information Services. Jack loved fishing, hunting, bowling, softball, his time spent living on Lake Seventeen and spending time with the family.  He also played semi-pro football in his younger days.  He graduated from Milwaukee Technical Institute and served in the Air Force Reserves for 8 years.

The family would like to thank Apirus Hospice and Inner Peace for their support and care.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Helke Funeral Home, Wausau, is assisting the family with arrangements.  To share condolences and memories with the family, please visit

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Saturday, October 8, 2022

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