JACOB (JACK) KUIPHOFF\n\n11/18/32-10/21/16\n\nJack Kuiphoff passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, October 21, 2016 in Tucson, AZ. His smile, stories and big personality will be missed by many.\n\nBorn in Prospect Park, NJ, in 1932, he lived in Paterson, Haskell and Wayne, NJ, before moving to Tucson, AZ, in 2014.\n\nHe is survived by his beloved wife of 22 years, Kaye Kuiphoff and 5 children, Jack Kuiphoff (Almeda) of Port Orchard, WA; David Kuiphoff (Lynn) of Riverdale, NJ; Bill Kuiphoff (Mary) of Haskell, NJ; John Kuiphoff (Laurie) of Edgewater, FL and Cynthia Garafano (Mark) of Wayne, NJ. He will also be missed by his 15 grandchildren, Jake Kuiphoff (Lindsay), Adrienne Kuiphoff, Michael Kuiphoff, Chris Kuiphoff, Jessica Smith (John), Heather Kuiphoff, David Kuiphoff (Tiziana), Kelly Kuiphoff, Traci Kuiphoff Calendrillo (Brian), Michelle Michel (Jeff), Bill Kuiphoff, Kevin Kuiphoff, John Kuiphoff (Tiffany Worden), Lori Long (Bill) and Paul Garafano.\n\nJack was a true family man and was thrilled to be additionally blessed with 10 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Kuiphoff and Anna Heerschap Kuiphoff, his brother, John Kuiphoff and his sister Susan Reiser.\n\nHis passions included motorcycles, convertibles, traveling, cooking, story telling and family. Travel highlights include Holland in 1999 to meet very distant Kuiphoff relatives, Henk and Tina Kuiphof, an Alaskan Cruise in 2010 with a dog sled ride on a glacier, Italy, England, Yellowstone, Glacier and Teton National Parks, multiple cross country car trips and repeated visits to the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts to enjoy Tanglewood and Jacob's Pillow.\n\nFuneral arrangements handled by Vistoso Funeral Home, Oro Valley, AZ and Vander May Funeral Home, Wayne, NJ.