Passed away unexpectedly on January 20, 2012. Survived by loving wife Karla, son John J. (Heidi), daughter Amanda, grandchildren, Calib and Daphne, mother Marlys, sister Sandy (Jim) Molkenbur, brothers Tony and Mark (Denise) and families. Retired Ford, UAW representative. Arrangements with Roseville Memorial Chapel (651)631-2727. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to donor’s choice. Visitation from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday 26, 2012, at Roseville Memorial Chapel, 2245 North Hamlin Avenue . Memorial Service at 10:30am, Friday, January 27, 2012, at the Church of Saint Bernard 1160 Woodbridge St. Paul, MN.