John P. Sundquist, age 77, of Green Bay, formerly of Oshkosh, passed away Monday, September 4, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was born in Oshkosh, WI, April 8, 1946, son of the late Walter and Gladys (Cornelius) Sundquist.
John was a graduate of Oshkosh West High School. He continued his education at NWTC, where he was trained in carpentry. He married Holly Ann Vaillancourt and they shared many loving years of marriage before she passed away in 2018. John worked as a carpenter for Rusty Doemel Excavating years ago.
In his younger years, John enjoyed hunting. John was an avid Packer fan. He was very proud of his Oneida heritage. When Holly Ann became ill, John became her primary care giver. He was a great provider and proud to care for Holly and his sons, Alan and Bobby. His greatest joy was cooking. John was most happy with a home full of family and friends enjoying his delicious cooking. He was overjoyed any time he had visitors.
John is survived by his sons, Alan (Keri Miller) Vaillancourt; grandchildren: John, Aleica, Alan Jr., Amanda and Lexi Vaillancourt, Morgan Miller and Izaiah and Genevieve Vaillancourt and 3 siblings: Marilyn (Bob) Deffibaugh, Leo Sundquist and Jeff Sundquist. He is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Holly Ann, a son, Bobby Vaillancourt, sister, Nancy Sundquist-Hyler and brothers: Cliff, Walter, Chuck and Gilbert Sundquist.
Visitation will be held at Newcomer-Green Bay Chapel (340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay), Sunday, September 10, 2023 from 2 to 4 PM. A funeral service will follow at 4 PM. To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit www.NewcomerGreenBay.com.
John's family would like to thank Gwen, John's care giver, for her cooking and loving care.