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John Francis Vercimak

July 25, 1940 - December 24, 2010
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John Francis Vercimak Passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family on December 24, 2010. He was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming on July 25, 1940 to Jean and Frank Vercimak. John served five tours of duty in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division, earning numerous purple hearts and many other honors and awards. After that, John served as a magistrate judge at the Seattle Municipal Court, as counsel for the Washington State Patrol, and as a lawyer in private practice in Seattle and then Puyallup. This career lasted over 42 years, and he loved every moment of it. More than the law, John loved helping people and cared about the...
John Francis Vercimak Passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family on December 24, 2010. He was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming on July 25, 1940 to Jean and Frank Vercimak. John served five tours of duty in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division, earning numerous purple hearts and many other honors and awards. After that, John served as a magistrate judge at the Seattle Municipal Court, as counsel for the Washington State Patrol, and as a lawyer in private practice in Seattle and then Puyallup. This career lasted over 42 years, and he loved every moment of it. More than the law, John loved helping people and cared about the people he served. He had a big heart. John retired in Puyallup, Washington, where he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He will be greatly missed by everyone he touched. John is preceded in death by both his mother and father and his sister, Patricia Ann Vercimak. He is survived by his wife, Julia M. Vercimak, sister Ruth M. Mathis (spouse Robert), daughter Sonia C. Sanchez, sons Miles Aaron Yanick (spouse Elisabeth) and Nicholas Taze Yanick, and 5 grandchildren: Riley Sanchez, Braden Sanchez, LilyRae Sanchez, Dillon Yanick and Eleanor Yanick. No public memorial will be held at John's request.
Arrangements under the direction of Powers Funeral Home, Puyallup, WA.

"I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolenes to all of his family, his sister Ruth, and extended family. Carroll A Mackie" Carroll Mackie (Renton, WA)

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