John Edward "Jack" Fohrman

December 18, 1944 ~ September 29, 2020 (age 75)


Mr. John Edward “Jack” Fohrman, 75, of Newnan, died Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the home of his son.

Born December 18, 1944 in Laona, Wisconsin, he was a son of the late Herman Fohrman and the late Eleanor Huph Fohrman.  Jack was of the Catholic Faith and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all of whom he had nicknames for.  He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and never met a stranger.  Jack worked in construction all his life and still enjoyed building things and working with his hands.  He also enjoyed restoring his antique pick-up truck.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Judy Fohrman; sons, John Fohrman (Kathy) of Laona, WI, and Todd Fohrman (Wendy) of Newnan; daughter, Tracy Butts of Sugar Hill; his twin sister, Jean Chitko of Laona, WI; grandchildren, Meghan, Kirsten, Callie, Kendall, McKinley, Jackson, Cody, and Shelby; and 7 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020 in Hillcrest Chapel and will be live streamed on our Facebook page at

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Memorial Service
October 3, 2020

1:00 PM
Hillcrest Chapel
1 Bullsboro Drive
Newnan, GA 30263

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