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John K Amstadter

July 13, 1948 ~ August 18, 2018 (age 70)

John Kallen Amstadter, 70, husband of Arleen nee Adams Amstadter, of Flossmoor, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Prairie Manor Rehabilitation & Healthcare in Chicago Heights.

A native of Flossmoor, Mr. Amstadter was the son of Erma nee Kallen Amstadter of Flossmoor and the late Laurence Amstadter. He owned and operated JAMM Distributing, working as a manufacturers sales representative serving the music industry, for more than 40 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. Amstadter is survived by his sons: Noah Amstadter of Schererville, IN (Jennifer Stojanovich); Eli Amstadter of Chicago (Marissa); and Jacob Amstadter of Flossmoor; his brother Marc Amstadter of Chicago; and one grandson: Jonah Henry Amstadter.

Music was his true passion. He enjoyed working with musicians and visiting blues clubs, even singing on occasion.

A memorial service will be celebrated at 2:00 pm Thursday, August 23 at Temple Anshe Sholom 20820 Western Ave. Olympia Fields, IL

The family asks that memorial gifts be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Arrangements entrusted to Hirsch West End Chapel, 3501 W. Lincoln Hwy. Matteson, IL.

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