NAU, John J. "Jack," 91, of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, April 18, 2014.
He was born September 3, 1922 in Wheeling, a son of the late John J. and Mary Mihalek Nau.
Jack was a retired 31-year employee of Blaw- Knox Rolls, a member of St. Joseph Cathedral, avid Notre Dame fan, a former member of the Elm Grove Eagles, and a First Class Petty Officer in the Navy during World War II.
"Pap Jack" never missed a dance recital or piano recital and could always be found cheering in the stands during a basketball, softball or football game.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the love of his life, wife, Coralie M. (Frazier) Nau in 1999; one sister, Mary Ellen Groux.
Surviving are his two daughters, Karen S. Nau Schnupp and Janet L. Nau Gruber, both of Wheeling; one brother, Jim Nau of Fla; a sister, Nancy Carl of Wheeling; five grandchildren, Miranda (Michael) Kana, Tiffany (Adam) Holcomb, Alex Gruber, Luke Schnupp and Jennifer Gruber, and two half-sisters, Carolyn Wiethe and Barbara Leonard, both of Wheeling.
Friends received 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Offer condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.