July 25, 1923 - January 24, 2013
Jack Landis Caldwell, age 89 of Richfield. Born in Hastings, Nebraska on July 25, 1923 and passed away on January 24, 2013. Preceded in death by wife of 68 years, Claire. Survived by daughters, Vickilee (Marc) Jensen and Shari Lou Parsley; Steve Parsley; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Jack was a WWII Army Air Force veteran from 1942-1945. A graduate of the U of MN with a BBA in 1947 and MBA in 1963 and guest lecturer in Management for 6 years. Employed at Glenwood-Inglewood Co. from 1948-1992, achieving Exec. Vice Pres., Director, Sec’y, and General Manager. Also an officer of King-Fruen Inc., director of Pioneer Power Co., and director/sec’y of Affiliated Investors Inc. Civic Activities included Jr. Chamber of Commerce, Director, officer and President, 1955-56. Director Mpls. Acquatennial, Director Amer. Red Cross, Officer Mayor’s Comm. On Human Relations; Officer Emerson Ave. Church; Director Mpls. Chamber of Commerce; Director and President Memorial Blood Centers, Director MN United Nations, Director MN Environmental Health Ass’n. Member of Sigma Chi; Nat’l Ass’n Cost Accountants, and published author. Jack enjoyed fishing and especially loved a good game of golf. Jack was an amazing husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be greatly missed!