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Jack McCann, 53

John "Jack" McCann, age 53, residing in Portland, Ore., for the last 2 years, passed peacefully at his home Monday, June 10.

Jack was born the son of Richard and Elaine McCann on Oct. 9, 1959, in Hudson, Wis. He attended River Falls schools and graduated with the class of 1977. He attended UW-RF and then graduated with an associate's degree in architectural commercial design from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cardinal Stritch College in 1999.

Jack held many positions that required him to travel the world. He was currently the president of Mega Fluid Systems in Tualatin, Ore.

In 1979, he married his high school sweetheart, Jayne Benson. They were blessed with two sons, Aaron John and Branden Patrick. Raising the boys, they found themselves in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and settled in Arizona for 17 years.

He had a love of golf and spending time with his family and friends. When not golfing, he would be cheering on his beloved Green Bay Packers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Elaine, and grandmother Hilda Holden.

Jack is survived by his lovely bride, Jayne; sons, Aaron (Meredith) McCann of Chandler, Ariz., and Branden (friend Ashley) of Tualatin, Ore.; grandchildren Jackson Aaron and Reagan Blake; sisters Rosemary McCann, River Falls, and Patricia (Bruce) Wisse, Wausau; in-laws: Newman and Betty Benson, Chandler, Ariz.; Holly Benson, Phoenix, Ariz.; Barb (Jeff) Costello, Hastings, Minn.; and Mark (Karen) Benson, Osceola; and many other relatives and friends along with a very special friend, Mulligan.

A celebration of life will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, on the 17th green at the Seville Golf and Country Club, Gilbert, Ariz. At 12 p.m. Saturday, July 27, there will be another celebration in Wisconsin at the Martell Methodist Cemetery, Martell, Wis. Please bring a balloon and thoughts to share.

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