Melvin I. Sturtevant
Melvin I. STURTEVANT of rural Ridott, who was employed as a security guard at Micro Switch, died Thursday night in his hime after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was a memeber of the Moose Lodge. Born Aug. 12, 1916, in Shannon he was the son of John and Matie (BRINKMEIER) STURTEVANT. He married Jean MacADAM June 10, 1964, in Nashua, Iowa. His first wife was Eunice C. JOHNSON of Freeport. Surviving are his widow; a son Keith R. of Freeport; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Ruth) KOCH of Shannon; a stepson, Gary MARKMAN of California; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; is mother, a brother, Duane and two sisters, Mrs. Huber (Mildred) HORNER and Mrs. Ollie (Bertha) WILHELMS, all of Shannon. He was preceded in death by his father, two sisters and a brother. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home, Freeport. The Rev. Gustav Bloom, pastor of Bethany United Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Freeport. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established.
Melvin was my grandfather. Jun 1974. Submitted by: Julie Sturtevant-Wirgau on 29 Jun 1998