JOHN R. 'JACK' FLETCHER -- MARCH 1, 1942-MARCH 1, 2007

Sep 3, 2015


John R. “Jack” Fletcher, of Rotonda West, Fla., died unexpectedly Thursday, March 1, 2007, on his 65th birthday while golfing with friends.

Jack was born March 1, 1942, in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., graduated from Brimley High School in 1961 and attended Lake Superior State College. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1964-69 and was stationed in Hartford, Conn., where he received a Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and many letters of commendation. He was employed by Cedar Fair from 1969-2004. Jack was a member of many organizations, including the Elks Lodge, American Legion and the Ohio State Department of Agriculture. He was a lifetime member of the AMVETS in Sandusky. He was a former member of Plum Brook Country Club and also served as chairperson on the State of Ohio Advisory Board on Amusement Ride Safety. He and his wife retired to Rotonda West in 2004 to play golf.

He is survived by his wife of 41 wife, Eileen “Cookie” Fletcher; three daughters, Lisa (Eric) Christiansen, Jackie (Jon) Ranisate and Ruth Fletcher; four granddaughters, Erica, Claire, Danielle, and Camille and a grandson, Matthew; his mother, Kaye Fletcher; a sister, Judy Jones; and a brother-in-law Jack (Rita) Baus.

He was preceded in death by his father, Norman, and sister, Doris.

Family services were private at Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Charlotte Chapel. Friends may visit at to sign the guest book and extend condolences to the family.

Memorial donations in Jack’s memory are suggested to the Elks Lodge 285 Youth Program or to Sandusky Central Catholic High School swimming and golf programs.

Arrangements were by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Charlotte Chapel.