John D. “Jack” Wallisch, 50, of 61st Street in Brown Deer, Wisconsin died Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Milwaukee of esophogeal cancer.

He was born November 7, 1953 to Francis Wallisch and Marie Collins in Port Washington.   He attended Port Washington High School and was a successful football player.  After graduation in 1972 he attended Michigan State University.  He later graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.  Jack served his country in the Army after Vietnam.

He married Ann Mulhaney of West Allis, Wisconsin on October 26, 1991 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in West Allis, Wisconsin.  He worked in the Milwaukee area for many years as a landscaper of athelic fields and facilities.  An avid sports fan he played softball for many years.  Jack cherished his family and loved to socialize.  Heartfelt thanks to Drs. Norwood Anderson and David Sherman and the nurses and staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital and it’s oncology unit.

He is survived by his wife Ann and two sons Jack and Samuel, his father Francis Wallisch of Port Washington, brothers Frank (Sandy) Wallisch of Hartford, Michael (Barbara) Wallisch of West Bend, Alan (Valerie) Wallisch of Waupun and Chuck (Lisa) Wallisch of  Waubeka, sisters Marie (Gary) Zirbes of Port Washington, Anne Bauschelt of New Richmond, Carolyn (the late Mike) Schreiner of Grafton and Jean (Dwight) Horner of  Brookfield.  He is further survived by sisters-in-law Erin (Steven) Marx of Wind Lake, Bridget (Shawn) McCarthy of Richfield and the late Colleen (Terry) Miller of Butler, brother-in-law John H. Mulhaney of West Allis, mother-in-law Judith Mulhaney and father-in-law John J. (Pat) Mulhaney, both of West Allis, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  His mother Marie preceded him in death.

Funeral Mass 7PM Sunday, July 18 at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington.  Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington.  Visitation 3-6:45PM Sunday AT CHURCH.  Memorials to Wallisch Children Family Fund, c/o Great Midwest Bank, 505 W. Brown Deer Rd., Brown Deer, WI 53223 appreciated.