John W. “Jack” Bennecke. 88 years. Veteran United States Marine Corps. Passed into eternal life surrounded by family on April 15, 2019. Beloved and devoted husband of 61 years to the late Virginia. Loving father of Deborah (Ron) Okon, John M. Bennecke, Thomas (Lora) Bennecke, Robert Bennecke, Sandra (Steve) Brazel, and Patricia “Trish” Glascoff. Dearest grandfather of Nicole, Dana, Eddie (C.P.D.), Mark, Aaron, Wally, Rebecca, Stephen, Ginny, Robert, Jack, Timmy and Emily. Great grandfather of Nicholas, Maggie, Matthew and Bobby. Cherished son of the late William (late Ann) Bennecke. Dear brother of the late William (Generose) Bennecke, Patricia (Charles) Einweck, late Anne Marie Roseman, Rich (late Jill) Bennecke. Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. Friend to all who knew him. Jack true to his Marine Corps training, provided, protected, and inspired his family through all his years. Funeral services 9:00 a.m., Monday, April 22, 2019. From the Thomas McInerney’s Sons Funeral Home, 4635 South Wallace Street, Chicago, IL, to Saint Gabriel Church. Mass of the Resurrection 10:00 a.m. Visitation will be on Sunday, April 21, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Graveside interment: St. Mary Cemetery - Evergreen Park, IL. (773) 268-0703.