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John Ronald Sheraka

Wood River | Monday, October 20 2014

John Ronald Sheraka, 74, passed away 9:20 a.m. Monday, October 20, 2014 at his residence.

He was born in Alton on November 18, 1939, the son of John M. and Julia Frances (Gass) Sheraka.

He retired in 1999 after 50 years as a Union Carpenter for Local 667.  An avid hunter and fisherman, his greatest joys in life was his granddaughters and watching them play sports.

On June 24, 1961 in Wood River, he married the former Mary Lou Fish.  She survives.

Surviving are his wife; son, James Dennis (Kim) Sheraka of East Alton; two granddaughters, Jordan and Maddy Sheraka; and two sisters, Ann Sheraka of Taveras, FL and Shirley Adams of Alton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, John Darin Sheraka.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m until time of service at 10 a.m. Thursday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

Burial will follow in Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.


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