HUGOTON – John Joseph Stan, 82, died Sunday, June 6, 2010, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hugoton.
He was born Jan. 17, 1928, to John and Rene (Archer) Stan, in Omaha, Neb.
He married Betty Sturhahn Jan. 23, 1946, in Denver. She survives.
He worked as a railroad conductor and served in the United States Army.
He was a member of the Musicians Union.
He enjoyed playing the alto saxophone and clarinet. He played in the summer band at City Park in Colorado.
He is also survived by three sons, Joe Stan and wife, Mary, Julesburg, Colo., Tim Stan and wife, Patty, Hugoton and Dan Stan, Sterling, Colo.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
o Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Paul’s Funeral Home Chapel in Hugoton with the Rev. Harry Cross presiding.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.