Honoring the Life by Telling the Story

John Michael Chaplock

December 23, 1943 - December 30, 2020
Milwaukee, WI



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Hunger Task Force
201 S. Hawley Court
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 777-0483
Web Site

Riverwest Food Pantry
2610 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 301-1478
Web Site

Friends of Sabino Canyon
5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road
Tucson, AZ 85750
Web Site

Life Story / Obituary


Please scroll down for Memorial Contribution information and links to their websites should you wish to donate online - these details are located under John's photo on the left.

John Michael Chaplock

Born to Eternal Life December 30, 2020, age 77 years. Beloved partner of Jane Gellman. Loving father of Gwynne (Eric) Olsen and Sara (Patrick) Kirschbaum. Proud grandfather of Cadence, Stella, Ethan, Felix and one more grandson on the way. Fond brother of Mary Claire (Robert) Pond, Jean (Robert) DeVita and Judy Chaplock. Former husband and friend of Sharon Kayne Chaplock. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

Private family services are being held at this time. There will be a public Celebration of John’s life at a later date. John will be laid to rest with his parents at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in the Chapel of Angels.

If desired, memorials to Hunger Task Force, Riverwest Food Pantry or Friends of Sabino Canyon are appreciated. Please scroll down for addresses for these charities as well as links to their websites should you wish to donate online.