Jack E. Irelan, age 83, of Wolverine MI passed away at home on Friday, August 10, 2018. He was born March 12, 1935 in Marshall MI, son of James and Emma Irelan.
Jack graduated from Houghton Tech College. He lived in Michigan all his life and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He enjoyed living in Florida during the winter for several years after retirement.
He worked as an X-ray Technician as a young adult. After graduating from Houghton Tech College, he worked as a property tax assessor for the Eaton County Equalization Department and then for the State of Michigan covering the areas from West Branch to Mackinaw Bridge. He retired from the State of Michigan on May 30, 1997, after working over 28 years.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Bev Treat), of 65 years; his daughter Elizabeth (Bunni Irelan) (58) of New Jersey; his sons, Jack (62) and James (Jim) (60) of Michigan; eight grandchildren: Jennifer, Kristi, Chad, Jami, Adam, and Laci of Michigan, Cindy of New Jersey, and Brian of Virginia; fifteen great grandchildren; and sisters, Marie and Kathleen of Florida, and Shirley of Michigan. He was predeceased in death by his parents, James and Emma; and sisters, Helen, Dorothy, and Bonny.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM from the Nelson Funeral Home.
Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home will be held on Monday, August 13, 2018 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM and on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 1:00 PM until the time of services.