Jack L. Hohman
Memorial services for Jack L. Hohman, 68, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church at 946 Vermont in Lawrence. Visitation will be held at 10:30 a.m. before the service. He died October 23, 2014 at home after a 4 month battle with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Jack was born October 30, 1945 in Manhattan, KS the son of Gail L. and Ruth (DeWyke) Hohman.
He married Patricia Caldwell on October 4, 1969 in Kansas City, Kansas. She survives of the home.
He served in the National Guard and went active with the Ninth Infantry Division during the Vietnam War in 1969. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his meritorious service in Vietnam.
He graduated from Emporia State University in 1971 with a degree in Business Administration.
He retired in 2008 after working for the State of Kansas as a Financial Examiner for 27 years. He loved to travel and take care of the home. He loved his family and especially enjoyed his grandchildren. He was a member of the River City Cosmopolitan Club.
Other survivors include his mother, Ruth Hohman of Randolph, KS; a daughter, Staci and husband, Jonathan Schwarz, Lawrence; a son, Jason Hohman and wife, Jenny, Lawrence; four grandchildren, Ashlyn Schwarz, Camden Schwarz, Jaylie Hohman, and Jonas Hohman; a sister, Donna Springer of Manhattan, KS and her sons, Aaron and Davin Springer.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials in his name to the River City Cosmopolitan Club or The National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.