John "Jack" Steven  Matuszak

John "Jack" Steven  Matuszak, 69, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 11:47 pm in his home after a lengthy illness with his family by his side.


Jack was born May 25, 1953, in Michigan City, Indiana to Stella and John Matuszak.

In 1976 Jack graduated from Indiana University. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1985.  He received a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame In 1989.


For 25 years Jack owned and operated the Lake Station Dairy Queen.  He loved going to work every day.  Jack was especially close to his many employees and strived to show them the value of education and hard work.


He served as an advisor to the Junior Achievement Program. He was a board member of the Michigan City Enrichment Corporation and a member of the Exchange Club.  He also served as Treasurer of the Notre Dame Alumni Association and the Saint Joseph’s Young Mens Society.  He served as president of the Dunescape Beach Club homeowner’s Association.


He enjoyed his cars, golf, and the beauty of Lake Michigan.


More than anything Jack cherished his family and his many long-lasting friendships.

He is survived by sister Jane of Cary, NC, brother Jim (Cathy) of Traverse City, MI and nieces Natalie (Julien) Emmanuel of Orlando, FL and Diana (Tyler) Hansen of Aviano AFB, Italy.


There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN is handling arrangements


Memorials can be made to St. Joseph's Young Men's Society, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Gary Sinise Foundation, Michigan City Humane Society, or to Dunes Hospice.


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