March 5, 1941 - December 17, 2017
John C. (Jack) Pettee 1941-2017 Funeral service for John C. (Jack) Pettee, age 76 of Marion, Iowa formerly of Princeton will be Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton, IL. Rev. Laura Root-Tanner will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery on Dec 23, 2017. The family will receive friends on Friday, Dec 22, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Norberg Memorial Home. John C.(Jack) Pettee passed away on Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at Hospice House in Hiawatha, Iowa. He was born on Mar 05, 1941 in Princeton, IL to Harold A. and Jessica G. (Williams) Pettee. He married Marilyn Kay Skow on January 17, 2009 in Brownsville, Texas. He graduated from PHS with the class of 1960. Jack served nine years in the U.S. Army as an Intelligence Analyst with the G3 Section of the 2nd Infantry Division, the G2 Section of the 25th Infantry Division (in Hawaii and Vietnam) and the Defense Intelligence Agency. He attained the rank of SFC and was awarded the following awards and decorations: The Bronze Star Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Army Good Conduct Medal, VN CAP AINE and the VN Service Medal. After the service Jack served as a wireman apprenticeship at J&L Steel. Upon completion of that he went to work as a wireman and eventually a wireman foreman at Puget Sound Power and light. He belonged to the National Model Railroad Association and was active in all three levels of that organization, the LS&BC Model Railroad Club, a member of the American Legion and was also a member of the Princeton City Council. Jack was an avid reader and enjoyed model railroading and fishing. He is survived by his wife Marilyn; two daughters, Julie G. Bates and Jill A. Kowalczyk; two nephews, Matt and Mike Pettee; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren and three step-sons, Ron, John and David Skow. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William (Bill) Pettee and one nephew, Mark Pettee. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com
John C. (Jack) Pettee 1941-2017 Funeral service for John C. (Jack) Pettee, age 76 of Marion, Iowa formerly of Princeton will be Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton, IL. Rev. Laura Root-Tanner will officiate.... View Obituary & Service Information
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