John H. Sturtevant
John H. STURTEVANT, retired farmer, passed away at his home early Friday morning February 12 after a brief illness. He was born December 23, 1882 son of Jacob and Catherine (BRUBAKER) STURTEVANT. He married Mattie BRINKMEIER on Nov. 30, '04. They farmed in the Shannon area for some years before retiring to their residence on the south edge of Shannon. Mr. Sturtevant was a member of the Shannon Methodist church. His survivors include his wife, two daughers, Mrs. Huber (Mildred) HORNER, Mrs. Olla (Bertha) WILHELMS, two sons, Melvin of Freeport and Duane of Shannon, a stepdaugher, Mrs. Erwin (Katie) PLOCK of German Valley and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Sturtevant was preceded in death by his parents, nine brothers, three sisters, two infant sons and infant daugher and a grandaughter. Funeral service was held in the EUB Church on Sunday afternoon with the Rev. Robert Hartman officiating. Burial was made in the Brethren cemetery at Shannon.
Feb. 12, 1965, John was my great grandfather. Submitted by: Julie Sturtevant-Wirgau on Mon, 29 Jun 1998