Sloan Tuschhoff

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Sloan Eugene Tuschhoff, 88, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, at his home in Jackson.

He was born Aug. 9, 1919, in Old Appleton, Mo., son of Edward Conrad and Elsah McNeely Tuschhoff. He and Violet Bender were married Sept. 11, 1949. She passed away Aug. 30, 1987. Sloan and Ruby Satterfield were married Sept. 10, 1988. She survives.

As a loving husband, father and grandfather, Sloan built a close family which he lead with strong Christian values and beliefs. He was an excellent role model, showing the importance of love and family. Sloan was active with Jackson Senior Citizens and was a past board member of the center.

He was a lifelong member of Zion United Methodist Church of Old Appleton. He graciously gave his time and enjoyed regularly volunteering to sing and play music for the Veterans Home and numerous nursing homes in the area. He retired from Missouri Utilities as a warehouse supervisor in 1983.

Sloan served in the U.S. Army from October 1944 and was honorably discharged in December 1946.

Loving survivors include his wife; two sons, Terry (Cheryl) Tuschhoff, Jerry (Shiela) Tuschhoff, both of Jackson; two stepchildren, Rita (Jim) Woodfin, Dennis Satterfield; four grandchildren, Natalie (Richard) Armstrong, Nathan (Sarah), Nicholas (Katie), and Lucas Tuschhoff; and two stepgrandchildren, Scott (Angie) Woodfin and Melissa Turley.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet Bender Tuschhoff.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ken Harper officiating and the Rev. Susan Hoyle and the Rev. Terry Faulkner assisting. Interment will follow in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau, with full military honors.

Sympathy messages may be sent to the family online at www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.