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“MAY THE THOUGHT OF KNOWING THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS SHARE IN YOUR GRIEF BRING YOU A MEASURE OF COMFORT.PLEASE READ PROV 17:17 ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: KELLEY - OH

“Although no words can really help to ease your loss, know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Becky & Charles Humphrey - Cary, NC

“I am so sorry for your family's loss and am thinking of you. What a nice long life he had. It's never long enough though for those of us left who...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Holly West - Raleigh, NC

“So sorry for the family's loss. I remember him as a wonderful father to all of you. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Carolyn Starling - Graham, NC

“Airman Sterken,There are many people who know freedom because of these young men of our "Greatest Generation." We will always be thankful for your...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Thinking of all of you and praying for comfort and peace. You were so lucky to have had your Father for such a long time, he was a good, kind hearted...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Kim Frazier - TIMBERLAKE, NC

“Big Daddy John, I have heard so much about you from Greg and am thoroughly convinced that you are special just because you're his Dad. It is a...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts, prayers, and sympathies go out to Greg and the entire Sterken family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jeff Aaron - Nashville, NC


John was born on December 20, 1920 and passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017.

John was a resident of North Carolina at the time of passing.

He is also survived by grandchildren, Sharon Sterken Berg, Patrick Sterken, Eric Sterken, Will Sterken, Miles Sterken, Emily Sterken, Mehegan Griffin Burgess, Sutton Griffin and one great grandchild, John Gregory Sterken III. John received his degree in Industrial Engineering from NC State and served in the Army Air Corp as an officer and pilot.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Transitions Life Care, 200 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

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