Richard C. “Rich” Sattgast, 61, of Springfield, died at 2:19 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born November 3, 1950 in Hillsboro, to Harold Theodore and Evelyn Akeman Sattgast.
He is survived by one sister Georgia (Charles) Harris of New Berlin; one brother Theodore (Camelia) Sattgast of Dawson; one aunt, Bernice Akeman of Litchfield; one niece; one nephew; several great nieces and nephews; several great great nieces and nephews and several cousins.
His parents preceded him in death.
Rich was a US Air Force veteran, serving from 1969 – 1973. He was an avid cat lover and die hard Cardinal and Illini fan. He enjoyed watching old movies.
He worked for the Secretary of State as a custodian for thirty-five years.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Monday, October 15, 2012
Funeral Service: 10 am, Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where The Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail will conduct military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Land of Lincoln Honor Flight or to the American Epilepsy Foundation.