John A. Page
SPRINGFIELD, IL - John A. Page, 72, died at 3:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at his home.
He was born April 4, 1941, in Springfield, to Harold and Anna Strode Page, Sr. He married Shirley Jane Boone on Aug. 5, 1972; she preceded him in death on Jan. 16, 2006.
Also preceding him in death are his parents; two grandsons, Brent Phillips and Charlie Cookson; a sister, Hazel Seitz; and a brother, Harold Page, Jr.
Mr. Page was a lifelong resident of Springfield. He was a member of Roanoke Southern Baptist Church, life member of VFW, 23 CB Club and loved to cook and bake. He liked fishing, watching NASCAR and was a stockcar driver #17. He retired from Memorial Medical Center after 34 years of service as an engineer. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran.
Survivors include two daughters, Tamara Sue Page (John Laurenzana II) and Brandy (Timothy) Phillips-Black, both of Springfield; two sons, Johnny Phillips of Springfield and Donald (Charlene) Phillips of Bloomington, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Denny Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow at Rochester Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
Memorials may be made to the
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