John Robert Saathoff, 69, of Bondville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 at home.
John was born on June 13, 1950 in Champaign, a son of Walter and Nelline (Bright) Saathoff. He married Debra Kay Phillips on Nov. 24, 1972. John worked out of and retired from Laborers Local 703 in Urbana.
Surviving are his 2 sons, Jared (Natalie) Saathoff of Mebourne, FL and Luke (Stephanie) Saathoff of Bondville; 3 grandchildren, Taylor, Jared and Alexis Saathoff; sisters, Alice Saathoff of Seymour and Connie (Gary) Hall of Monticello; and in-laws, Kay Saathoff of Champaign and Steve (Ron) Phillips of Nashville, TN.
John was preceded in death by his wife, Debra; a son, Jason Jeffery Saathoff; brothers, Ronald Saathoff and Richard Saathoff; his parents, Walter and Nelline Saathoff; and his father and mother-in-law, Pete and Rosie Phillips.
Owens Funeral Home will conduct a graveside service on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 9am at Craw Cemetery, Sadorus for both John and his wife, Debra. Pastor Adam Blackman will officiate.
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