John Kenneth Schattenberg, 84, of Scottsdale passed away quietly on Monday, July 2, 2012, in Heber. A memorial service was held July 4 at the Heber Cemetery, with Rev. Randall Wurschmidt of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating.
John was born on Nov. 16, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., and lived there until he moved to Arizona in 1964.
When he was 18, John joined the Army and was a proud veteran of World War II. He worked hard for his family and spent many years at the Powill Manufacturing Company.
John married Rowena and enjoyed their years together, spending lots of time at the Scottsdale Senior Center.
Survivors include his wife Rowena; two sons, John Jr. (Michelle) and Sam (Robin; six grandsons; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Owens Livingston Mortuary of Show Low was in charge of the arrangements.