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John Alfred Mifflin

 
May 12, 1928 - August 4, 2022
 

John Alfred Mifflin, 94, of Springfield, died on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. He was born on May 12, 1928, in Harrisburg, to Henry and Beulah (Spurlock) Mifflin. He married Barbara Prater on April 14, 1949 and she preceded him in death on March 13, 2020.

Surviving are three sons, Steven Mifflin of Gilbert, AZ, Mark (Marcia) Mifflin of Springfield, and David (Shaun) Mifflin of Jacksonville; one daughter, Lisa White of Indianapolis, IN; 8 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

John is preceded in death by his parents; wife; two brothers, Henry and Robert Mifflin; one sister, Mary Freeman; and one granddaughter, Caroline Mifflin.

John belonged to First United Methodist Church, in Springfield. He graduated from the University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana. He worked for Sangamo Construction, Caldwell Engineering in Jacksonville, Reymueth Corporation, and Sankey Construction. His time with Sangamo Construction included international work in Haiti and Kuwait.

John was a civil engineer, contractor, owner and President of Mifflin Construction Company. He served his country as a United States Navy Veteran. John was a Freemason, enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals and reading about war history.

Memorial Gathering: 10 – 11 am, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield, with a Masonic Service beginning at 10 am.

Memorial Service: Private family only memorial service will be held with burial at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or Springfield First United Methodist Church.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Private family only memorial service will be held


Cemetery Information

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or Springfield First United Methodist Church.


Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Private family only memorial service will be held


Cemetery Information

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or Springfield First United Methodist Church.


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