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James R. Sturgeon

September 17, 1925 - March 18, 2015

James R. Sturgeon, 89, of Springfield died at 8:30 pm, Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Capital Care Center. He was born September 17, 1925 in Hillsboro, to Earl and Eva File Sturgeon. He married Olga K. Frkovich on October 20, 1946 and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, J. Roger (Marie) Sturgeon of Springfield, and Steven F. Sturgeon of Woodson; two grandchildren; one great granddaughter; two sisters Dorcas (Robert) Fergusson of Springfield and Mary L. Vawter of Nebraska; two brothers, Richard A. (Barbara) Sturgeon of Urbana and C. Eugene (Catherine) Sturgeon of Abingdon, VA and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

James was a US Army Air Corp veteran serving during WWII. He was a member of Hickory Hills Chapter of the Audobon Society in Hillsboro and of the Lions Club. He retired on December 31, 1987 as President and Trust Officer and Director of Wemple State Bank in Waverly.

No Services will be held.

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