REEDVILLE—On December 1, 2021, John F. “Jack” Hauprich Jr. passed away. Born in Washington, D.C., on January 12, 1933, he is survived by Nanette (Nan), his loving wife of 69 years.
He is also survived by his six children, Matthew (Tammy) Hauprich, Karen Osborne, Marcia (Frederick) Bass, Jeanne Farmer, John (Jane) Hauprich III, Daniel (Mischelle) Hauprich; 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and nephew, Donald (Anne) Hauprich.
He was predeceased by his parents, Frederick and Mildred Hauprich; his brother, Robert Hauprich; his nephew, Dale Hauprich; his son-in-law, Ronald Osborne; and his daughters-in-law, Suzanne Hauprich and Linda Hauprich.
Jack was a 1950 graduate of McKinley High School in Washington, D.C. He was a Navy veteran who served during the Korean War. Later, he joined Vitro Laboratories in Silver Spring, Md., where he was instrumental in developing fire control systems for Talos, Terrier, Tartar and Tomahawk missiles. He was a branch vice president when he retired in 1988 after 31 years.
Following that, he and Nan relocated to Reedville in the Northern Neck, where he enjoyed 33 years of home projects, fishing, crabbing and boating on the Chesapeake Bay. Jack always said that retirement was the best job he ever had.
He will be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.