We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Ryan Funeral Home
Calumet – John F. “Jack” MacDonald age 90, passed away on Thursday April 7th at the Canalview-Houghton County. He was born in Laurium on Februay 21, 1932 a son of the late John J. and Elzear “Dolly” (Francis) MacDonald. Jack attended the Sacred Heart and Washington grade schools and graduated from Calumet High School in 1949. Jack attended Michigan Tech graduating with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering in 1955. He was in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stationed at Fort Belvior, Virginia for two years. He began his career with the Michigan State Highway Department, now known as Michigan Department of Transportation, working in the construction division as a project engineer. He retired from the Houghton Project Office in 1992. In his retirement Jack enjoyed the outdoors, ice skating, and Calumet High School hockey. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Sandy in 1983. He was a life-long member of the Sacred Heart Church. Jack is survived by numerous cousins, friends, and former co-workers and his special friend, Margie O’Connell. There will be no public visitation, however friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at the Sacred Heart Church in Calumet on Wednesday, April 13th at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Gracious Pulimoottil to officiate. Spring burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery. Family would like to extend their thanks to the third floor at the Canalview – Houghton County for their compassionate and professional care. Graveside services for Jack will be on Tuesday, May 24th at 11 a.m. in the Lake View Cemetery.