John “Jack” J. Demuth, 76 of rural Gilman, died Monday, October
22, 2018 at Traditions of Thorp under the care of St. Joseph’s
Hospice. He was born on March 13, 1942 in Burlington, WI, the son
of the late Robert and Katherine (O’Brien) Demuth. Jack’s family
moved to the Gilman area in 1957 and farmed. He graduated from
Gilman High in 1961.
Jack farmed in the Gilman area and worked road construction. He
purchased his land on the Yellow River and resided there enjoying
the ponds he built and working on his many projects until ill health
forced him to leave and then he moved to Traditions in Thorp for
the past year.
He is survived by his brother, Tom (Alice) Demuth of Gilman, three
sisters, Jeanette Bullis of Union Grove, Joan Rademaker of Amery
and Patricia (Gerald) Olejnichak of Medford, one sister in law,
Marjorie Demuth of Union Grove and many nieces, nephews and
friends. Jack is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Robert
and 2 brothers in law, Charles Bullis and Neal Rademaker.
A memorial visitation will be from 4 until 7PM on Sunday, October
28th, 2018 at the Gilman Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow in
Meadowbrook Cemetery-Gilman at a later date.