John (Jack) Maslanka, 70, of Searchlight, NV, formerly of Las Vegas, NV and Chicago, IL, devoted son of the late William and Mary (Mame) Maslanka nee Foy; loving brother of Bryan Maslanka, Sharon Maslanka Nowak, and the late Tom Maslanka; fond brother-in-law of Lois Paul Maslanka (Bad Lo) and Rich Nowak; caring uncle of Karen Maslanka (Brian) Johanson, Heather Brewer and Katie Maslanka; great uncle of Ryland, Joshua and Allison Johanson; cousin and friend to many. John was an avid fan of the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bears! He was loved and will be missed by many, especially his dear friends of Searchlight.
Uncle Jack will be incredibly missed by so many! I will never forget all his hilarious antics, his stories and jokes that made me laugh hysterically, and the great nicknames he would come up with!! May he Rest In Peace and enjoy all the Pepsi he can!! Thanks for all the laughs, Uncle Jack! 💙
I have been friends with John for over 25 years. He has always been a firecracker! His quick wit has always kept me on my toes. What Ill miss most about John is his compassion. When I went through a rough time with my health he was always there to lift me up with his kind and caring words. He would bring me pink lighters in rembrence of my struggle with cancer. Crazy thing is he has given me a pink lighter every month for the last 5 years. Ive worked with John for 13 years and I can definitely say,
” My dear friend you are truly missed. I love you and thank you for sharing your life with me.”
I will forever miss his nerdy jokes! One of the good guys.
I worked with John, he was always telling me that I was his friend. I would make hin chicken fried rice and he was always grateful for it. I will miss him lots.
I remember Jack from baseball at Mendel as sophomores when Fr. Freyermouth coached us.
Those were great, memorable times.
Just less than a year ago, my wife and I decided to move out of California and now live in Mesquite, NV, about an hour or so Northeast of Vegas, not too far from Searchlight. Thought about contacting Jack, but COVID-19 changed plans. So sorry to hear about Jack.
I will sure miss our breakfasts in Searchlight when I’m on my way home from Vegas. I will definitely miss your bizarre humor. Remember the best day of the year is April 28. May you rest is peace, love you
Hey Jack, I didn’t know you for all that long or get to see you all that much but I always knew that if you were going to be somewhere that you were going to make it a fun time for everyone. Miss you