Harold “Syke” M. Jacquart, 89, of Oconto, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at Bayshore Pines, Oconto.
Harold was born August 5, 1920 in Couillardville to the late Martin and Eleanor (Hanna) Jacquart. He married Lorraine Aland on April 26, 1946. She preceded him in death on December 8, 1992. Harold worked for John Olson on the Cook Farm from 1939 to 1941. He then drove milk truck (hauling milk cans) first to the Couillardville Cheese Factory for four years and then to Fairmont in Green Bay for four years. In 1948 Harold and Lorraine purchased the old Cook Farm and farmed until 1985, but continued to live on the farm. Harold was a member of the First American Lutheran Church, Oconto, where he served on the church council, many committees, was past head usher and received Man of the Year award in 1982. He was named Blue Devil Fan of the year in 2001. He was a member of the Couillardville Community Club and was in charge of getting Santa Claus for the Christmas party.
Harold is survived by a daughter, Judy (Mike) Salacinski, Oconto; a son, Richard (Sue) Jacquart, Oconto; brother, James Jacquart, Green Bay; sister, Betty (Bill) Cowans, Green Bay; Five grandchildren, Scott Jacquart, Heidi (Steve) Stock; Joshua (Ellen) Salacinski, Molly Salacinski, Jill Salacinski, three great-grandchildren, Jerid, Craig and Steven Stock. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn (Merrill) Vandervest and two sisters-in-law, Teresa Jacquart and Lucille (Charles) Kehl.
The family received relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, November 12, 2009. Visitation continued on Friday, November 13 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the First American Lutheran Church, Oconto. Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Mary Zupansic officiating. Burial at the Evergreen Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.