John Dietrich Sagehorn 33, a lifelong resident of Holyoke passed away September 6, 2021.
John was born in Sterling, CO to Keith and Diane (Stang) Sagehorn on October 12, 1987. He graduated from Holyoke High School in 2006. John worked for the Phillips County Road and Bridge Department for eleven years. He was also part of many harvest crews for local farmers. For more than 10 years John served with Amherst Volunteer Fire Department. He was baptized, confirmed and a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Holyoke.
John loved the outdoors and all it offered. He enjoyed baseball, golf, shooting sports, hunting, fishing and camping with his friends. John was very strong in his faith helping bring many of his friends closer to God throughout the years. John’s friends and family were very important to him, and he was always willing to lend a helping hand. John found his true talent in working with and on heavy equipment, often saying, “I’m just a big kid in a big sand box with big toys.”
John is survived by his wife, Amanda (Hermann) Austin; step daughter Aspyn Austin; parents Keith and Diane Sagehorn Holyoke, CO; Grandparents- Ulene (Swedberg) Sagehorn, Holyoke, CO; Donald Stang, Holyoke, CO; Sister- Elisa (Seth) Kohler, Lancaster, OH; Nephew and Nieces- Nehemiah, Abigail, Hadassah and Candace Kohler, Lancaster, OH; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
John is preceded in death by his son, Gabriel Matthew Sagehorn; Grandparents- Harold Sagehorn Holyoke, CO and Eleanor (Coulter) Stang Littleton, CO.
To send flowers to John's family, please visit our floral store.
Amherst Fire Department