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[January 02, 2017]
LINCOLN - Jack J. LaMothe, 90, of
Lincoln, passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 26, 2016, at
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Rosary Service: Friday, December 30
at 4 p.m. at Peasely Funeral Home, Lincoln
Visitation: Friday from 4:30 p.m. to
6:30 p.m. at the funeral home
10:00 a.m. on Saturday, at Holy
Family Church in Lincoln
Funeral home: Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln
Jack J. LaMothe, 90, of Lincoln, passed away at 5:00
p.m. on Monday, December 26, 2016, at Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on
Saturday, December 31, 2016, at Holy Family Church
in Lincoln. Rev. Jeffrey G. Laible will officiate.
Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in
Lincoln. Cremation Rites have been accorded.
Jack Joseph LaMothe was born November 30, 1926, in
Chicago, the son of John J. and Mary Schmidt LaMothe.
He married Ann Huff in Lincoln on October 31, 1959.
Also surviving are their children: Mark (Diane)
LaMothe and Amy (Randy) LaMothe Lee; four
grandchildren: Sidney Lee, Kenzie Lee, Shane Gutmann,
and Randy Guttman.
Jack was preceded in death by one brother, Jim LaMothe.
Jack was a 1945 graduate of Lincoln Community High School. After
graduation, he served our nation in the Army Air Force. Upon
completion of his service, Jack worked at Kickapoo Press and as
a movie projectionist while going to school and getting his
private pilot license. He graduated from Bradley University in
1955 and worked at Stetsons China. After marriage, he became
manager of and flight instructor for the Logan County Airport,
until he finally landed his dream job as a pilot for the State
of Illinois, where he worked for over 25 years. He was a member
of Lincoln Knights of Columbus #1250, AARP, Lincoln American
Legion Post #263, and Pine Island Moose Lodge 1954 in Florida.
Memorials may be made to Holy Family Church or Carroll Catholic
Final arrangements are entrusted with Peasley Funeral Home in
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