John E. Cambray

John “Jack” E. Cambray, 98, of Powers, Mi., passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at UP Health in Marquette.

Born Aug. 27, 1924, to the late Frank and Margarite (Dassy) Cambray in Marinette, he graduated from Marinette High School in 1942 and served in the United States Coast Guard from 1943 to 1946. He worked at Menominee Paper for 40 years until retiring in 1987.

He married Rita Chernohorsky on Oct. 11, 1974 in Menominee, Mi. and she preceded him in death on Oct. 24, 2011. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking.

Survivors include a daughter, Cherryl (Paul) Mencinger of Spalding, Mi. and one granddaughter of Escanaba, Mi.

In addition to his parents and wife, Rita, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Francis, Chester and Lloyd and a sister, Millicent Berg.

Visitation was held at Thielen Funeral Home in Marinette on Monday, May 22 from 11 a.m. until time of funeral services at noon. Burial was in Glenwood Memorial Gardens in Marinette.


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