JOHN M. GOLLY

ROCK-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM

J. Golly webphotoJohn Golly, of rural Braham, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015 at his home.  He was 56 years old.

A GATHERING OF FRIENDS and reviewal will be held from 4-7 pm on Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham.

John Michael Golly, of Braham, passed away on June 1, 2015 at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was 56 years old.

John was born to Darell and Donna Golly on April 8, 1959 at Kanabec County Hospital in Mora, MN.  He grew up on the family farm and was the third of six children.

John attended Braham Schools and graduated early in 1977.  That same year, on April 15th, he was united in marriage to Linda Doffing.  To this union three children were born.

John spent most of his working career expanding and perfecting his mechanical gift.  He also spent time driving truck or lending a helping hand on his son’s farm, watching him expand it year by year.  He also enjoyed helping out on his friend Mike’s farm.

John truly enjoyed working around the homestead; planting crops, milking cows and repairing his farm machinery.  He also loved to take “spur of the moment” trips to Duluth to watch the ships come in and out of port.  He liked fishing and hunting but his greatest love was visiting with his grandkids and giving them rides on his tractors and skid steer.  He will be truly missed and remembered in our hearts and memories forever.

John was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harold and Helen Golly and Grandma Aggie.

He is survived by his wife Linda of Braham; children, Heather (Jason) Olson, Keith (Sarah) Golly, and Ann Golly (Andrew Campbell); grandchildren, Logan and Taryn Olson; Wyatt, Makenzie and Bridget Golly; Darren Brekkestran and Joey Campbell; parents Darell and Donna Golly; parents-in-law Cliff and Helen Doffing; siblings Randy (Joann) Golly, Deb (James) Shockman, Lois (Ken) O’Brien, DJ (Christy) Golly and Kathy (Dave) Tomlinson; plus many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Visitation and Gathering of Friends was held on Friday, June 5th at Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham.  Arrangements were handled by Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham. 

8 guestbook entries for JOHN M. GOLLY

  1. kay Pierson June 3, 2015 at 10:34 pm #

    Our sincere sympathy to Johns family, keeping you in our prayers.
    The Pierson Family

  2. Brenda Ruter June 4, 2015 at 6:03 am #

    My sympathy to you and your family Linda. Blessings and Peace to all of you.

  3. Lane Jensen June 5, 2015 at 1:14 am #

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Johns whole family. I was very saddened to here of his passing.

  4. Paul Shockman June 5, 2015 at 4:27 pm #

    Was saddened to hear of John’s passing on. Remember John as always smiling and having something nice to say. Sending my condolences to the whole family.

  5. Kelly Jo Miller June 5, 2015 at 7:18 pm #

    Linda and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers to you and your family.

    Kelly Jo

  6. Robert Steckelberg June 7, 2015 at 2:34 pm #

    My condolences Randy.

  7. Lisa Iveson June 9, 2015 at 7:33 pm #

    I didn’t know John. But Know Donna and Darrel. I am so sorry for your Lose. Prayers go out to family and friends.

  8. Nancy Dahlin June 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm #

    Dear Golly family,

    He was a really nice person in high school. I am sure he was just as nice in his adult life. Please accept my sincere sympathies as John goes on ahead.

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