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Jack W. Register

Jack W. Register

Dr. Jack William W. Register, age 89.

Jack W. Register Passed at his home surrounded by his Family on Sunday, January 17, 2021. 

Jack was born June 1, 1931 to Louis and Lulu (Gedatus) Register in Stillwater, MN. 

He joined the Army National Guard at a young age of 17 and was deployed to Korea as a sergeant in a mortar company.  Jack received the Combat Infantryman Badge for his service in Korea.  

Jack met the love of his life in Eileen Nieman. They married and had a baby girl named Debbie. He went on to Graduate from U of M Veterinary School and set up practice in Menomonie where he would call home for the rest of his like.

His passions included family, coaching, running, traveling the world and pretty much anything outdoors. 

Jack always had a passion for life, great attitude and sense of humor no matter what in life was thrown at him.  His happiness and attitude were grounded in his love of his Family.

Jack is survived by his wife of 66 years, Eileen; children, Debbie (Jake Mayfield) Register, Mike (Lori), Mary (Paul) Falteisek, Sharon (Randy Miller) Register, John (Michele), Jeff (Kristin); 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother Dale (Shirley) Register.

Due to Covid-19, a private Memorial Service will be held with family at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Menomonie.  A Celebration of life will be planned for a later date. 

In lieu of flowers and gifts, please donate to a local charity or church of your choice.


  1. Eric Heemskerk

    Dear Mrs. Register and Family,
    Very sad indeed to hear of Jack’s passing. I’ve know Jack since 1996 and over time I have met several pople of the Register family. Jack and I have travelled for business in various European counties promoting Cal Drench. From Sweden in the North to Spain in the South. Always happy and with a smile on his face. Also we have welcomed both Jack and Eileen here in The Netherlands on more than one occasion. But more than welcome we have felt every time we were visiting Menomonie as one of the most memorable stops in our farm tours. Enyoying a good hamburger and a beer on the porch! Dear Eileen, John, Sharon, Mary and everybody I heard of but never met, our thoughts are with you all for the loss of a great man, husband, father and grandfather and for sure a Gentle Man in every meaning of the word.

  2. Roger Kuhn

    Sadden to here of Jack's passing. Jack and I were high school classmates. Both attended 2019 class reunion. Sat at the same table with Hugh, Ralph, Marilyn and Nancy. Wonderful remembrance. Many classmates have passed away since that reunion, so sad God bless them all.

  3. Sherry Nimmo (Frank)

    Dear Eileen & family . I was saddened to hear of Jack's passing. I remember the fun family neighborhood we all shared. So many kid memories. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Jim Schmidt

    Sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. As stated in his obituary, his optimistic, happy go lucky attitude made him a great person to be with. So sorry for your loss. He will be missed.

  5. Julie Hoffman Aires

    Dear Eileen and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Jack as a kind, dedicated, and funny guy.
    Jack brought excitement and joy to our family as we got glimpses of his wonderful life. He was an inspiration to us all as he practiced medicine in our backyard and participated in community events especially fun family races. We all treasured his visits to Hoffman Hills. So grateful for his lifelong friendship with my sometimes cantankerous father. He was our James Herriot and helped make our time in Dunn County “bright and beautiful.”
    Jack will be Dearly missed by our family!

  6. Jesse Singerhouse

    So sorry to hear of Jack's passing. Your family has my sympathy.

  7. Kent and Mary Beth Savre

    Dear Register family,
    Our condolences for the loss of your husband, father, grandfather and friend.
    I will always remember his gentle, friendly demeanor.. we enjoyed the times they visited us in Germany, that was so special!
    We know it is a tremendous loss and we are praying for all of you as you navigate the days ahead.
    With sympathy,
    Kent and Mary Savre

  8. JIm and Dianne Falteisek

    Will always remember Jack welcoming us to Menomonie with a great big smile and a laugh every time we came to visit. Great memories of a great man. All the family are in our thoughts and prayers

  9. Tom and Deb Sinz

    So sorry to hear of Jack's passing. He was a kind, gentle man who always wore a smile....rest in peace Jack.

  10. Tom Govin

    Too many Jack Register stories to tell here.He is one of the people that it has been an honor to have in my life. I've known the family for as long as I can remember and my thoughts and prayers will be with you.

  11. Theresa Dodor

    Mrs. Register and Family,
    I'm sorry to hear about Jack passing. He was a great library patron and avid book listener. This is how I meet him. He always talked about the books he enjoyed. But most of all he shared about his family and trips around the world. May his memories and great smile bring you peace and comfort.
    Theresa Dodor

  12. Marian Lear

    I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Sending our sincere condolences to you and your family.

  13. Lois Sipple

    Jack was our vet for many years. One day I called him because a calf had been born early in a pen of heifers and it had a broken leg. Jack took one look at the poor little critter and asked why i bothered with it. I told him that i felt sorry for it, I heard him mutter "You women" under his breath as he got out the plaster and set the leg. Jerry had been gone to a meeting and muttered the same thing when he got home, but as long as the leg was set, he let the calf live. Turned out to be one of the best producers that we had. Thanks to Jack!! He was always such a good vet. My thoughts and prayers go to the family. Lois Sipple

  14. Van Baalen family

    Dear Eileen and family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Grandpa Jack was a wonderful man with a golden heart. Jack has been an inspiration for Amy as he has travelled far and wide and has built up his own great business. He was always so bright and cheerful and wanting to help out.
    We will always remember Jack and carry him with us in our heart.

    Our deepest condolences from Amy and the whole family van Baalen.

  15. Deborah McGrath

    Dear Eileen and family,

    We are so sad to hear about Jack’s passing. We know he is not far away with all the love shared by your family, we know he is close at heart. Jack always had a smile for us and a laugh with every breath. His heart was truly gold. We are thinking of you as you grieve. We love you so much and thank you for all the shared memories. We were so lucky to spend so much time with Jack as he discovered the world and shared it with us. You are in our prayers. Love, Kevin and Debbie Mcgrath and family.

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