John Stanley Waitkus, a resident of Mount Shasta, passed away on January 16, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Mount Shasta. He was 92 years old.

John was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 2, 1918. He moved to Siskiyou County from Trenton, Michigan in 1940.

John was a conductor for Southern Pacific Railroad for 44 years. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and playing pool, chess and cards.

Survivors include three sons, Val Waitkus of Mount Shasta, John Wolfe of Colorado, and David E. Wolfe of Montague; daughter-in-law, Brenda Wolfe of Montague; two grandsons; two granddaughters; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Waitkus.

Private services are planned.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Vincent de Paul, 58 Progress Parkway, St. Louis, MO 63043.

Arrangements were made by Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel.