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John Dennis "Jack" Stoneback

April 15, 1941 — January 5, 2023


John Dennis (Jack) Stoneback

Passed away on January 5th 2023 at St Luke's Wood River Medical Center, at the age of 81 after battling cancer for a year and half.

Jack was born to Earl and Violet Stoneback on April 15th 1941 in the city of Hollywood California.

On July 7th 1963 he married his high school sweetheart Susan Humphrey.

He earned a degree of Bachelor of Science in Public Management from Pepperdine University and a Master of Arts Degree from the University of Redlands California.

Although he was a native Californian he made a life-changing move to Idaho in 1978.

Jack was a dedicated law enforcement officer for 40 years, his greatest achievement was the honor of being the Chief of Police for Hailey Idaho from 1990 - 2001.

Following his law enforcement career, he continued his public service by becoming the City
Administrator for Bellevue, Idaho.

After his retirement, he bought his dream motorhome and traveled with Sue throughout the United States enjoying many fishing adventures as Jack was a passionate fisherman.

His other passion was being grandfather to Jordan, Brandon, Alexa, Jack, John, and William.

Jack is survived by his wife Sue, daughters Sharyl and Julie, and sister Ethel as well as his six adoring grandchildren.

Memorial service information can be found on the Wood River Chapel Website.

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

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