JOHN J. SAATHOFF
Tampico: - John J. Saathoff, 84, of Rt. 1, died
Friday at the Walnut Manor Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday in the
Yorktown Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Joyce Heintz, former pastor,
officiating. Burial will be in the Yorktown Cemetery. Visitation will
be 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Garlen Funeral Home. A memorial has been
Mr. Saathoff was born July 26, 1905 in Benson,
Ill., the son of John and Elfke Cirks Saathoff. He was a farmer in the
Yorktown and Deer Grove areas during his lifetime.
He is survived by two sisters, Annie and Minnie
Saathoff, both at the Walnut Nursing Home; two nephews; one niece; and
several other nieces and nephews.
He is preceded by his parents, six brothers and
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, May 12, 1990 - Saturday, pg A28, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)