John A. Jooss
July 3, 1938 - December 27, 2008
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Trinity Lutheran Church
209 South Allen Street
Appleton, WI
Friday 1/2, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Appleton Highland Memorial Park
3131 N. Richmond St.
Appleton, WI
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Trinity Lutheran Church
209 South Allen Street
Appleton, WI
Friday 1/2, 11:00 am
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
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John A. Jooss, age 70, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on December 27, 2008 following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Appleton on July 3, 1938, to the late Martin and Adeline (Huebner) Jooss. John, a 1956 graduate of Appleton High School, excelled in athletics. He…

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Jennifer left a message on April 6, 2009:
Dad, we will miss you more than words can say. I will always remember you as my loving father who cared deeply for his family and his friends and of course your love of sports. Cade and Mya will always cherish their memories of their grandmpa. We know that you are watching over us. Love, Jen, Marty, Cade & Mya
Dixon Ng left a message on April 6, 2009:
Deepest sympathies and condolences to the family.
jake mysliwiec left a message on April 6, 2009:
I had the pleasure of meeting John on a few occasions when he visited his brother Bob in Twin Lakes. John seemed to be the type of man who truly thought about what he wanted to say and did so in a concise manner, a characteristic i have strong respect for in a person. The world was a better place with him here.
Judy (Ferron) Dokmo left a message on April 6, 2009:
Shirley and family, You have our deepest sympathy at John's passing. John and I were friends from little people on. We grew up at Trinity together and also in school. He will be missed. John was always kind and thoughtful and will be remembered as a good friend. Sincerely, Judy (Ferron) Dokmo
Jennifer Steffens(Behrens) left a message on April 6, 2009:
I want to send my condolences to the Jooss family. It was heartbreaking to hear about his passing. John was my teacher,coach,and school store supervisor during my Wilson years. My most fondest Middle School memories include Mr. Jooss. I remember him as a great spirited man that always had something positive to say. Even when I made him a little red in the face during basketball practice for goofing around. He always encouraged me to work hard and do my best. I am thankful for his passion to make a difference in my life. A great man with a warm heart.
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Tim Gooden left a message on April 6, 2009:
Having worked with Michele at KC for several years I am terribly saddened by the loss of her father. My sympathies go out to Michele and the entire family of John Jooss.
Bill Dean left a message on April 6, 2009:
A finer teacher, coach, and mentor could not be found. I attended Wilson Jr. in the early 70’s, participated in several sports, and often had daily contact with “Mr. Jooss”. As a teenager, I felt the passion that he had for life. He commanded respect with just his presence, and called things as he saw them. If he knew you, he took an interest in you. I’m very saddened; truly wish that I had crossed paths with him in recent years. My prayers are with your entire family.
Jamie Rusky Voster left a message on April 6, 2009:
My heart goes out to your family! Mr. Jooss was my teacher at Wilson back in 1984 or so.....He was a great teacher. I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Jamie Rusky Voster
Judy Miller left a message on April 6, 2009:
John and I went round and round as middle school VB coaches and then as coach/official. I'd also run into him when he subbed at Einstein. We always had stories to share. What a guy!!!
Kerry Brockmann left a message on April 6, 2009:
To my favorite teacher and is because of him I am an English teacher today. He was the best. May you know our prayers are with the entire Jooss family for the loss of a wonderful man. Dan,Kerry(McGinnis),Nathaniel,Bridget and Andrew Brockmann
Peter Heaver left a message on April 6, 2009:
My condolences to the family.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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