Jack K. Mykleby, 91, of Racine, passed away at his residence at 6:15 a.m. on October 1, 2012.
Born March 19, 1921, in Wausau, Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Albert and Pearl Huntoon Mykleby.
He was a retired warehouse manager from the Miller Brewery Company of Houston, Texas, was a graduate of Michigan State University and served in the United States Army-Airforce during World Was II as a 1st Lieutenant with the 365th Bombardment Squadron and 305th Bombardment Group. Jack was a member of the 8th Air Force Historical Society and lifetime member of American Legion Post #602 of Racine.
Surviving are his daughter, Tatchie (Al) Darby of South Carolina; his son Jack R. (Lee) Mykleby of Payson, Arizona; several cousins, many special friends; and his longtime companion for over 33 years, Maralyn Capretta., Racine.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Robert Mykleby; and sister, Marjorie Knudson.
In keeping with Jack’s wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Interment will be in the National Military Cemetery, Flagstaff, Arizona.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes.com.
Cremeens Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.