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Joseph Edward Kattelman, 82, of Lincoln
died Monday, June 25, 2007, at 4:55 a.m. at the Christian Village
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be
at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Ryan Edgecomb
Burial, with military rites, will be in New Union
Mr. Kattelman was employed by GTE for 35
years and retired as district manager.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II
and received a Purple Heart.
He was born Nov. 2, 1924, in Quincy to William
Conrad and Josephine Meyer Kattelman. He married
Laura Mae Sashdate on June 29, 1947, in Pittsfield.
She preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 1996.
He is survived by three daughters, Mona Bishop of
Lincoln, Sandy (and Damon) Dutz of Mankato, Minn.,
and Laura (and Jim) Raycraft of Williamsville; one
son, Mark (and Angie) Kattelman of Normal; three
brothers, Robert (and Norma) Kattelman of
Pittsfield, Jim (and Carol) Kattelman of Iowa and
Tom (and Mary) Kattelman of Bethalto; two sisters,
Laverta Scheiter of Quincy and Betty Yokum of Iowa;
eight great-grandchildren; and 10
He was also preceded in death by four brothers
and one sister.
He was a member of American Legion Post 263.
He graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1942.
Memorials may be made to Lincoln Christian Homes.
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