Obituary: Jack Wayne Elliot

May 17, 1938 – Oct. 3 2019 

Jack Wayne Elliot, 81, of Sturgeon Bay died at home with his dear wife, Fran, by his side.

He was born Jackie Wayne Elliot, the son of James and Mollie (Morrow) Elliot. Jack graduated from high school in Randlett, Oklahoma, in 1956 before serving in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1960.

On Sept. 7, 1958, he married Frances L. Womack in Culver, Oregon. They have lived in Forestville, Algoma and Sturgeon Bay for the last 45 years. Jack enjoyed golfing, bowling, CB radio, gardening and quilting with Fran.

Surviving family includes his dear wife, Fran, of Sturgeon Bay; son, David Elliot of Madison; grandchildren, (Holly’s children) Tim Soper (fiancée, Lisa Perlove) of Escanaba, Michigan, Racheal (Tyler) Race of Marinette, (Shannon’s children) Nicholas, Aaron, and Kathryn Kruse of Lakeville, Minnesota; brother, David (Nelda) Elliot; son-in-law, Mark (Laura) Kruse; and many nieces and nephews and dear friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, James and Mollie Elliot; two daughters, Holly Elliot and Shannon Kruse; granddaughter, Jenna Lynn Kruse; brothers, Gene and Wallace Elliot; and sisters, Maxine Alessi, Corrine Mackenzie and Wanda Bridges.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Family Worship Center in Sturgeon Bay, with Rev. Dr. Mark Schwarzbauer officiating. Burial will be at Forestville Town Cemetery in Maplewood. 

Friends and family may visit at the church Oct. 8, 9:30-11 am.

Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay is assisting the Elliot family.  Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Jack can be shared through his tribute page at

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