Sanford Sarff


State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - January 16, 2002

JACKSONVILLE - Sanford S. Sarff, 91, of Jacksonville died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at the Jacksonville Convalescent Center.

He was born Oct. 21, 1910, in rural Mason County, the son of Grover J. and Dessie Mae Finch Sarff. He married M. Lucille Dobson in 1936 near Virginia.

Mr. Sarff graduated from Bath High School and attended Western Illinois University. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville. He retired from Thermogas Inc. in Lanark in 1974.

Survivors: wife, M. Lucille; a son, Sanford Sherman (wife, Viki) Sarff of Edmond, Okla.; two grandchildren; a brother, Morris Sarff of Chandlerville; and several nieces and nephews.

Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Burial: Fair View Cemetery in Bath.

Contributed by: Sherry McCullough


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