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John "Jack" L. Poff

March 15, 1937 ~ October 30, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

John "Jack" Poff Obituary

John Lee “Jack” Poff, age 86, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, October 30, 2023. He was born to Arthur L. Poff and M. Lorraine Kail in Beloit, on March 15, 1937. He graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in 1955.

He was married to Marilyn Wilson in 1959 in the First Baptist Church of Beloit and was the father of five children. John was a wonderful salesman and was a Kirby vacuum cleaner representative and distributor for over 30 years.

He loved the outdoors and went on many boating and camping trips with family and friends. John was a member of the First Baptist Church and had been a trustee and choir member.

He was preceded by his parents, his brother Bernard Poff, mother and father-in-law Lola and Duane Wilson, grandparents John and Lucinda Poff, John and Emma Kail and grandson Daniel Poff.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, his children Lori (Chad Pierce) Poff, Sherry (Todd) Harris, David Poff, Carol (George) Gresk, and Lisa Pastula, his brother, Richard Poff, 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

His family would like to thank the Town of Beloit Fire Dept, Paramedics, and Police for their care and the 7 to 7 shift in Emergency care Department of Beloit Hospital.

A memorial service for John will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 617 Public Avenue, Beloit with Rev. Walt Hoshaw officiating.  In lieu of flowers a memorial in John’s name will be given to the First Baptist Church Building Fund. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared on our website.

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Funeral Service
November 18, 2023

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church
617 Public Ave.
Beloit, WI 53511


In lieu of flowers a memorial in John’s name will be given to First Baptist Church Building Fund.


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