John Thomas Thayer

John Thomas “Jack” Thayer, age 76, of Olivet passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, in Marshall. He was born September 14, 1946, in Buffalo, New York the son of Richard and Gertrude (Butler) Thayer. After high school Jack proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Jack worked at Fisher Body in Lansing, Henderson Glass, and later owned and operated Residential Window Service in Olivet. He enjoyed spending time camping, NASCAR, and drag racing.

Jack is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Troy Thayer, Connie Tobias; step-son, Ben (Carol) Nelson; sisters, Ruth “Dolly” (Dan) Finney, Nancy L. Gardenhouse; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home for a time of reminiscing and sharing memories.

Those desiring may make contributions in Jack’s memory to Oaklawn Hospice 13444 Preston Drive, Marshall, MI 49068.
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