JOHN CONLON

AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA

John Conlon, of Mora, passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s on Saturday, July 1, 2017  at the St. Clare Living Community in Mora.  He was 76 years old.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mora.

MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held from 5- 7 pm on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora and 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.

INURNMENT will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Mora.

John Thomas Conlon, of Mora, MN, passed away on July 1st, 2017 at the St. Clare Living Community in Mora.

John was born on August 2, 1940 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota to Myldred and Vincent Conlon. John is one of four children, including a twin sister, an older sister and a younger brother. He attended Cathedral High School in Saint Cloud, graduating in 1958. After high school, he attended one year of college before joining the Army Reserves. Later he met June Eiken and they married on February 2, 1964 in Minneapolis. They moved to Crookston, MN where the oldest of their three daughters was born. They moved to Mora after 3 years and had their two remaining daughters. John was employed for many years with Farwell, Ozman, and Kirk as a hardware salesman. He was a member of the Mora Fire Department for 26 1/2 years; the last few years as Assistant Chief. John was also a member of the Legion Club in Mora and the Jaycee’s. John was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather and was very dedicated to his family. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

John was preceded in death by his parents; nephew Steven Bluhm; and brother-in-law Allen Bluhm.

John is survived by his wife June of Mora; daughters Suzanne (Travis) Siverson of Eden Prairie; Jody Conlon of Inver Grove Heights; and Holly (Kurt) Hallstrom of Chisago City; grandchildren Jack, Reese, and Olivia Hallstrom and Cade and Jace Siverson; siblings, Kay Bluhm, Jeannie Reinholz, and Bill Conlon; stepmother Adeline Conlon; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

10 guestbook entries for JOHN CONLON

  1. Linda Myhre July 2, 2017 at 5:53 pm #

    Sue, my thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family at this time of your Dad home going.
    Linda Myhre

  2. Scott Moe July 2, 2017 at 5:53 pm #

    Sue and family, so sorry for your loss.

  3. Brian Schmidt July 3, 2017 at 9:11 am #

    Dear Sue and family, I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. I’m very sorry. I have good memories of him when I was a teenager. He had a hardy laugh, was quick witted and never let teenage boys feel too comfortable. He will be missed. Love and prayers. Brian

  4. Dale/Carol Shaw July 3, 2017 at 12:11 pm #

    Deepest sympathies. Dale & Carol Shaw

  5. Mary A. Crayton July 3, 2017 at 12:32 pm #

    Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. And may the Father of tender mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials, continue with you to comfort and sustain you through this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)

  6. Gene & Eunice Weckwerth July 4, 2017 at 7:34 am #

    So sorry to hear about your loss. My mom (Beatrice Kahle) talked about him a lot and always had great stories to tell about him.

  7. Janet and Al Niemann (Foley, MN) July 4, 2017 at 1:35 pm #

    Our sympathy is extended to your family.
    Peace be with you.

  8. Ken and Kathy Hackbart and family July 5, 2017 at 1:35 pm #

    Our thoughts are with you at this time. Take care.

  9. Larry & Judy Fluegge July 7, 2017 at 3:56 pm #

    June and family, Please accept our condolences on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I have some good memories of him when doing things together in a few organizations we were in together. Larry and Judy Fluegge (Maricopa,AZ)

  10. Joe and Carol Drazenovich July 11, 2017 at 5:38 pm #

    Dear June and family, we were saddened to hear of John’s death. Our sincere thoughts and sympathy are with you all. Although its been many years since we’ve seen you and John, we do remember our good times and John’s great sense of humor. Take care and God bless.

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