Earl J. Noffke
(July 17, 1915 - April 23, 2008)
Earl J. Noffke, 92, of Stewardson, died at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008 in Heartland Christian Village, Neoga.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in Grace Lutheran Church, Strasburg, Illinois with Rev. Michael Mohr officiating. Visitation from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Strasburg. Burial will be in Grace Cemetery, Strasburg. Memorials may be given to Grace Lutheran Church, Strasburg or Heartland Christian Village, Neoga.
Mr. Noffke was born on July 17, 1915 in rural Strasburg, Illinois, the son of Noah Herman and Amelia Almira Kull Noffke. Earl was a lifelong farmer and member of Grace Lutheran Church in Strasburg. He married Inah A. Tiemann on February 8, 1938 in Strasburg. She died on February 12, 1989.
Surviving are his son, Dennis Noffke and wife Charlotte of Stewardson; grandchildren, Amber Willenborg of Effingham, Caleb Noffke of Effingham, Katy Noffke of Effingham and Megan Hazlett and husband Kevin of Jacksonville, Florida; and great grandchildren, Zachary and Elizabeth Watts of Effingham.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Inah; and sister, Edna Wittenberg.