John George Todd, 84, of Quimby, died Wednesday May 2, 2007 at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, following a lengthy illness.
His body was cremated and private services will be held at a later date. Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com
John was born Sept. 8, 1922 in Correctionville, to Henry and Cassie (Adamson) Todd. He was educated in Correctionville. John served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Asian-Pacific Theater.
On Nov. 27, 1944 he married Alice Heath in Dakota City, Neb. He enjoyed farming in Woodbury and Cherokee Counties and loved being on the farm every day of his life. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and their families.
Survivors include his wife; children, Douglas Todd, and his wife, Jane, of Valley Spring, S.D.; Dorothy (Dot) Carstens, and her husband, Bob, of Quimby; grandchildren, Todd Carstens, JasonTodd, Rob Carstens, Chad Todd, John Carstens, and Amanda Todd; great grandchildren, Justin, Courtney, Connor, Skyler, and Ryder; also, seven brothers and sisters. He is also survived by a special nephew, Roger Heath, and his wife, Rosemary, of Correctionville, and their children, Deb Lillifloren and her husband, Jeff, of Cherokee; Jan Castle, and her husband, Mark, of Billings, Mont.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers and one sister