Jack H. Kain, 93, a longtime resident of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, and is now resting in peace after a lengthy battle with dementia. His beloved wife of 47 years, Mary, was by his side at the end.
He was born July 7, 1920, in Marathon, Ohio, and graduated from high school in 1938, from the Ohio Soldier’s and Sailor’s Orphan Home in Xenia, Ohio.
Jack joined the United States Army during World War II, and served in France with the Topographic Division. Following the war, he made his home in Dayton, Ohio, where he met Mary. He had a wide variety of interests. Jack was a champion sharpshooter, winning many trophies through his skill with a .22 target rifle. He played saxophone and enjoyed ballroom dancing. Jack and Mary eventually moved to Port Charlotte, where they enjoyed a wide circle of friends. He was an agent for Nationwide Insurance Company until his retirement.
He is survived by his loving family, including his wife, Mary Kain; sons, Ronald Kain of Naples, Fla., and Steven (Debra) Rotroff of Terrell, Texas; a daughter, Shelly Kain of Cody, Wyo.; a daughter-in-law, Maggie Kain of Manassas Park, Va.; a son-in-law, Jim Ellinger of Aurora, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Jack was preceded in death by a son, James Kain; and a daughter, Tami Ellinger.
Private interment will be held at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte. Those wishing to leave a tribute may donate to a charity of their choice. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.