John Elmer Flatt

John Elmer Flatt


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  • Name John Elmer Flatt 
    Nickname Jack 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I70256  Bates-Witt-Flatt-Floyd Trees
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 

    Father Private 
    Mother Edythe Ruth Southern 
    Family ID F23690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Jewell Cutliff 
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F23691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    John Elmer Flatt
    John Elmer Flatt

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    • McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory

      John "Jack" E Flatt
      ( July 07, 1931 - November 11, 2015 )

      John E. ?Jack? Flatt,84, of Little York, IL died at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, IL

      He was born July 7, 1931 in Mercer County, IL the son of Elmer Clyde and Edythe Ruth (Southern) Flatt. He attended Pleasant Hill Country School, Williamsfield, graduating from the Alexis Grade School and later Kirkwood High School.

      He served with the United States Air Force from 1950-1953 as a Medic.

      Jack married Dorothy Jewel Cutliff on December 20,1952 and she died April 25 1990.

      Jack farmed in the Kirkwood and Alexis areas along with raising pigs and cattle for several years. He also worked as a Crop Adjuster for 20 years.

      He was a Past Master and 50 year member of the A. Lincoln Masonic Lodge #518 Kirkwood, IL, Warren Chapter, #30 R.A.M., Knight Templar, Mohammed Shrine, Past Director of the Farm Bureau, Life Member of the Monmouth VFW Post #2301 and the James Harvey Scott Post #189 Alexis American Legion.

      Survivors include his sons, Steven Michael Flatt of Alexis and Ricky Lynn Flatt of Flower Mound, TX, grandchildren, Darcie Flatt, Dustin Flatt, Becky (Ben) Curcio, Megan Flatt, Travis (Tabitha) Flatt and Allen John Flatt; great grandchildren, Isabell Flatt, Tyler Flatt, Cody Flatt, Zachary Cole and Levi Curcio; his brother, Curtis (Rita) Flatt of Burlington, IA; sister in law, Bonnie L. (Stinemates) Flatt of Media; daughter in law, Mary K. Jean Flatt of Cambridge, WI; nieces & nephews, Cathi (Roger) Watson of Galesburg, Chrissi (Jeff) Ryner of Alexis, Carrie (Larry) Sampson of Nauvoo, IL, Kevin (Kathy) Flatt of Monmouth, Scott (Wendi) Flatt, Mark (Nena) Flatt, Bradley (Rhonda) Flatt, Stephanie (Matt) Sims; great nieces and nephews that called him ?Uncle Jack? include Cody (Lynn) Flatt, ?Lil? Jack Flatt, Chase (Katey) Flatt, Braxton Flatt, Luke (Sarah) Watson, Erik Watson, Rachel Watson, Brooke Ryner, Blake Ryner, Haley Sims, Danielle (Justin) Martin, Sean Flatt, Elsie Flatt and Arie Flatt.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one son, Randy Lee ?Hog? Flatt; brothers, Marion Ray ?Bunk? Flatt and Meredith Lee ?Mert? Flatt; sister in law, Bonnie Lou Flatt.

      Memorial services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the Norwood Presbyterian Church. No visitation hours are planned. Burial with Military Honors will take place at the Norwood Cemetery following the services. Memorials may be given to the Norwood Presbyterian Church or the Norwood Cemetery. McGuire & Davies Funeral and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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