THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Roy J. Jacques
Issue Date: April 17, 2014
Roy J. Jacques, 88, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Sunday, April 13 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born Aug. 19, 1925, in Marinette, to Walter and Rose (Grotto) Jacques, he attended Marinette High School and served four years in the United States Army during World War II. After service, he returned to Marinette and worked at Berger Brothers and then at Arnovitz Scrap Yard as a crane operator. On Dec. 28, 1946, he married Dorothy Soults at Christ Lutheran Church in Menominee. She passed away on July 12, 1982. On Jan. 6, 1983 he married June (Hansen) Cuyler at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Menominee.
He coached Babe Ruth Baseball for three years in Menominee and also coached Menominee Legion Baseball for three years. He led the Menominee Legion Team to the 1970 State Tournament.
He is survived by his wife, June; three sons, Dave (Carol), Dan (Cindy), both of Marinette and John (Linda), of Menominee; two daughters, Jeanne (Gary) Hornick, of Las Vegas and Gloria (Christopher) Weymouth, of Marinette; two step-sons, Ron Cuyler, of Marinette and Gary (Rose) Cuyler, of Oshkosh; three step-daughters, Georgeann (David) Ennocenti, of Beloit, Karen (Clay) Malke, of Peshtigo and Michelle Cuyler, of Marinette; 20 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Walter and Rose, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Bob and Lloyd; two sisters, Erma and Elma and a grandson, Ronald Cuyler.
Private family services were held. Thielen Funeral Home assisted the family.