Jack N. Stewart
Jack N. Stewart, 84, of Salina, died Monday Oct 21, 2013.
He was born Jan 9, 1929 in Wichita, the son of Norton and Lucile (Goss) Stewart. Jack graduated form Kansas University with a Masters Degree in Business. He worked for IBM and then returned to K.U. to earn his degeee in Law. He was a member of K.U.s award winning debate team.
Jack served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1948 in electronics. On returning to Salina he joined the law firm of Hampton, Dunham and Engleman, where he practiced law until retiring as a partner.
Jack was Potentate of the Isis Shrine in 1988. He was a 33rd Degree Mason and active in Masonic Rituals. He was president of the Salina Jaycees and the Cosmopolitan Club. He was active in the First Christian Church Choir and the Community Theatre Singers. He sang for several years as tenor and bass with the Salina Choral. He enjoyed announcing for the Salina Municipal Band. Closest to his heart was the Salina Community Theatre, where he met his wife of fourty-eight years, Marsha, on November 19th.
Jack and Marsha were both involved in the Theatre for over fifty years. Jack acted in one to three plays per year for all those years. He served in offices for the Players Club and as President of the Board of Directors. Jack was preceded by his parents; one brother, Emet Stewart; and one sister, Estelle Kitchel.
Survivors include his wife Marsha; six children, Sharon Stewart-Anderson (John) of California, Marina Maimer of Colorado, Steven Stewart (Julie) of Minnesota, Robert Stewart of Salina, Jennifer Rawlings-Brooks (Chris) of California, and Rebecca Stewart-Hornstra (Mark) of New York; eleven grandchildren; Jesse, Sean, David, Rachael, Courtney, Harrison, Stephanie, Noah, Sarah Tula, Joshua, and Elijah; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, Oct 26, 2013, at the Salina Community Theatre with reception to follow in the theatre lobby. There is no visitation as cremation was chosen. Memorials are to the Salina Community Theatre. Ryan Mortuary is in charge.