John Michael Miesch
July 3, 1957 – November 29, 2019
John Michael (“Jack”) Miesch, 62, of Austin, passed away November 29, 2019. He was born in Austin, TX on July 3, 1957. He graduated from Kinkaid High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Texas A&M University.
Jack spent his early years working on family ranches and went on to own a millwork business for many years. More recently, he worked in trading and investing.
Jack was a man of many passions. He loved reading, art, sailing, fishing, the outdoors, and the wonders of nature. He was a lifelong athlete and enjoyed soccer, tennis, and snow skiing. Many will miss his kind heart and playful sense of humor.
He is preceded in death by his son, Andrew Miesch; father, Jack Miesch; mother, G.G. Shouse; and stepfather, E.E. Shouse. He is survived by his daughters, Kaitlin and Mackenzie Miesch; siblings, Molly M. Walker, Laurie Miesch, Lacey Miesch, Janie Robertson, and Michael Miesch; and step-siblings, Earl B. Shouse, August Shouse, and Polly Shouse.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Jack to:
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention https://afsp.org
- Memorial Service Saturday, December 7, 2019
- Reception Saturday, December 7, 2019