John F. Ethen

Ethen Photo for Obit May 16, 2017 Born March 20, 1918

Died May 16, 2017

Preceded in death by parents, Frank & Anna; wife, Mary; brothers, Bill & Bob; sister-in-law, Ruth. Survived by daughter, Paula (Richard) Heinz; grandchildren, Amanda, (Joseph), Nate, (Cindy); great-grandchildren, Adam, Angela, Peter and Jasper; sister-in-law, Norma & many nieces, nephews & close family friend, Sister Rosalind Gefre. Past commander and lifetime member Legion Post 533, member Voiture 39 40/8, VFW 4210, Knights of Columbus #4021. Served in WW2 as a staff sergeant, 15th infantry, 3rd Division. Retired postal worker, 23-gallon blood donor. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM Saturday, May 20 at Willwerscheid Funeral Home, 1167 Grand Ave., St. Paul. Visitation 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Saturday. Luncheon to follow. Private interment Fort Snelling. Memorials preferred.