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Obituary of John A Sargent - January 25, 1979

Green Bay Press Gazette, Friday January 26, 1979.


Death Notices--John A Sargent

John A Sargent, 76, Lost Dauphin Road, DePere, died Thursday at an Appleton hospital.  Mr. Sargent was born Oct 22, 1901 in Oshkosh to the late Harvey and Gertrude Sargent.  He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Electrical Engineering School.  He resided in Green Bay until 1937; then moved to Menominee, Mich, and returned to Green Bay in 1956.  Mr. Sargent was a self employed Electrical Engineer.  His first wife, Ruth Miller, preceded him in death in 1962.

Mr. Sargent was a member of the Green Bay Elks club, the Wisconsin Professional Engineers and a former member and past president of the Rotary Club of Menominee, Michigan.  He was a past president of the Marinette Chamber of Commerce and was active in various civic organizations.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Rhode Heney, three sons, Robert, Northbrook, Ill, Dr. James Sargent, Menasha, John W, Rochester, NY, eight grandchildren, four brothers, Harvey, Florida, Clarendon and Lee, both of Green Bay, Earl, Rockford, Ill, one sister, Mrs. George (Catherine) Gruselle, Green Bay.

His parents and one sister, Mary Jane Bucy, preceded him in death.

Friends may call at Schauer and Schumacher East Side Funeral Home, from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday.  Wake Service at 7 p.m. Sunday.  Funeral 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 1307 Lourdes Ave. DePere, with the Rev. Blause Peters officiating.  Burial at Allouez Cemetery.  A memorial fund has been established.
Submitted by Pat Matzke