State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - April 18, 1998
Emery P. Sarff,
83, of Springfield died Friday at St. John's Hospital.
He was born June 5, 1914, in Lynchburg Township, Mason County, the son of
Plezz and Alta Blessman Sarff. He married Dorothy P. Wilson Denton in 1941; she
died in 1995. Mr. Sarff had been a Springfield resident since 1948. He was
employed as a milk truck driver for Meadow Gold Dairy, retiring in 1974 after 26
1/2 years of service.
Survivors: two sons, Jack Denton of Foley, Ala., and Ronald Sarff of North
Fort Myers, Fla.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three half
sisters, Mrs. Ed (Dolly) Collins and Mrs. Don (Joan) Craig, both of Sun City
West, Ariz., and Mrs. John (Pat) Fitzmaurice of Chicago; a brother, Donald Sarff
of Sun City, Ariz.; an aunt; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Graveside services: 9 a.m. Monday, Edinburg Cemetery.
Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Contributed by: Sherry McCullough