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Katherine E. Jack

Katherine E. Jack, 90, a Cape Coral, FL resident since 1978, formerly of Plainfield, IL passed away peacefully Monday, January 7, 2019 in Cape Coral, FL.  She was born September 19, 1928 in Baylis, IL to Lawrence and Emily Curry, now deceased.

After graduating high school, Katherine married John in November 1946. They were blessed with a son and a daughter.  Family was always very important to her. She enjoyed activities with her family and her neighbors in Plainfield, Illinois.  Katherine was employed as an accountant/bookkeeper until her retirement in 1978 when she and John moved to Pine Island Florida. After moving to Florida, she and John enjoyed fishing and cruises.  Hurricane Charlie did significant damage to their house, so after rebuilding they sold it and moved to Gulf Coast Villages in Cape Coral.  More recently she has spent time reading and playing bingo.

She was preceded in death by her husband John, her parents, brothers William and George, and sister Patricia. Katherine is survived by her two children, Larry Jack (Bonnie) of Wichita, KS and Linda Russo (Tony) of Ft. Myers, FL; one brother, Robert Curry (Shirley) of Eustis, FL; six grandchildren, Diana Lange, David Jack (Lisa), Allyson Russo (Chris Muckey), Alanna Russo, Chris Cheng (Phuong) and Jason Cheng (Jennifer);

The visitation will begin at 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Ft. Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL 33907.  The two-hour visitation will be followed by a 3:00 memorial service officiated by Pastor Bob Inkenbrandt.  All friends and family are invited to stay for the service.

The family would like to take the time to thank the staff at Palm View Assisted Living at Gulf Coast Village and Hope Hospice for the care they provided.  A very special thanks to her caregiver and friend, Sherline, who Katherine loved and cherished.

Arrangements for final care have been entrusted to Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, Florida 33907, (239) 936-0555.  To share a story or photo, leave a tribute, or offer a condolence at this difficult time please visit and sign the guestbook.  Donations may be made to Hope Hospice or the American Lung Association.

January 12, 2019
1:00 pm
- 3:00 pm
Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
1589 Colonial Boulevard Fort Myers, FL 33907
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Funeral Service
January 12, 2019
3:00 pm
Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
1589 Colonial Boulevard Fort Myers, FL 33907
Get Directions
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  1. Catherine Jack

    Written by: Joan Graham Senffner

    Sorry for the loss of your mom! Remembering your Mom & Dad was part of my childhood with many special & happy memories. Your dad & my dad, Ray were 2 peas in a pod. Your mom provided many hours of friendship, especially the Sat eve get together in the Jack’s basement! Their friendship continued long past the Howard Ave residence. When they were in town your parents would visit mine with many shared memories. Rest in Paradise Sweet Catherine ❤️

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