Jack Hottinger, born June 23, 1940, in Newark, Ohio, left this earth February 23, 2021. Jack wanted all who knew him to know he loved his job at Tooele City. Jack retired after 30 years of dedicated service. Jack was not a person to just sit. After retirement, Jack volunteered his service for the Tooele County Sheriff's office and was Senior Patrol officer for Tooele City Police, along with his niece Heather Shoemaker. He took his community position very serious and with pride.
Jack was born to Walter and Mary Hottinger. He was one of 13 siblings. He had a twin sister named Tilly and remained close to her over the years.
Over the years Jack was the perfect half to his wife, Katie. They were married on October 31, 1964. Katie was the light of his life and the spent 58 years together. They spent time collecting Elvis coke and die cast cars. Jack was, by trade, a carpenter. He had a passion for woodworking and could build anything. He loved his coffee too!
Preceded in death by his parents. Jack leaves behind his dear wife Katie; his son Thomas (Melanie); two grandsons Cody and Austin Hamilton; many in-laws, nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, March 1 at the Tooele City Cemetery. Please wear masks and practice social distancing. Anyone who wishes to come may attend.
All who knew Jack, knew he was tough as steel and was truly amazing!
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