Jack Harbaugh, born in Evanston, IL, on January 30, 1937, passed peacefully surrounded by family on December 13, 2020.
Jack married Donna Harrigan in 1957 and raised their four children in Morton Grove, IL. Jack worked for 47 years at Northern Illinois Gas (Nicor). After retiring, Jack applied his expertise at GTI, Gas Technology Institute, where he was named on two US Patents. Jack enjoyed hunting, scuba diving, and kayaking with his children and grandchildren, and winning numerous car show awards with his classic ’52 Chevy pickup.
Jack is survived by his beloved wife, Donna; children, John (Linda), Nancy (Bob), Tim (Sarah), and Steve (Sue); grandchildren, Julie, Michael, Laura, Jeff, Rachel, and Jack; seven great-grandchildren; his sister, Carol Grochocinski; and sister-in-law, Joyce Perkins.
Funeral Mass at St. Peter Catholic Church, Skokie, and Interment at St. Peter Catholic Cemetery, Skokie, are private.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 800, Chicago, IL, 60631.
Funeral info: 847.673.6111.