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John 'Jack' Alfred Engberg

WAUSAU, Wis. - John "Jack" Alfred Engberg, 81, of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024, at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Jack was born May 27, 1942, in Ramsay, Michigan, the son of Willard and Ethel (Mooney) Engberg. Jack was married to the love of his life, Bonnie Kay Peterson, on Oct. 26, 1964. She preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2014.

Jack was a devoted husband and father. He made many great friends in his journey through life. His humor and kindness will live on in the hearts of his family and friends. Jack loved to play golf. Among his favorite moments were his two holes in one at Inshalla Country Club in Tomahawk. He was also a tremendous bowler for many years. His accomplishments include rolling perfect 300 games. Jack also served in the U.S. Army National Guard.

Jack is survived by his brother, Jim (Marge) Engberg, of Hurley, and their daughter, Kris Engberg; his son, Don Engberg of Arbor Vitae; his daughter, Jackie (Marc) Alexander of Three Lakes; five grandchildren, Megan Engberg, Dalton (Teresa) Alexander, MacKenzie (Gary Garand) Alexander, Khale (Crista) Alexander and Sierra (Carson Sillars) Alexander; and five great-grandchildren, Logan and Lexi Alexander, Liam Alexander, and Jack and Norah Alexander.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Ethel Engberg.

Honoring Jack's wishes, no services will be held.

Krueger-Nimsgern Funeral and Cremation Services are assisting the family. Online condolences may be directed to

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