John F. O’Connor, age 48, of Faribault, died Sunday, December 20, 2009 due to injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Faribault. Interment will be held at the Calvary Cemetery in Faribault.
Visitation will be held at the Parker Kohl Funeral Home in Faribault on Monday, Dec. 28, 2009 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday for one hour prior to services.
Memorials are preferred.
John Fitzgerald O’Connor the son of Charles and Mary (Warmington) O’Connor was born on April 26, 1961 in Faribault. He attended Faribault High School and graduated with the class of 1979. After high school John worked at Crown Cork & Seal in Faribault. For the last 17 years John has worked at Malt-O-Meal in Northfield. John enjoyed working on old cars, snowmobiling, riding his motorcycle, the Minnesota Twins, playing softball and was very proud of his children.
He is survived by three daughters, Tara O’Connor and Seana O’Connor, both of Faribault and Emily Hanek of Northfield; by his special friend, Elizabeth Keen of New Prague, MN; by nine siblings, Lynn (Ray) Aube of Faribault, Gwendolyn Sorbel of Sioux Falls, SD, Charles E. O’Connor of Torrence, CA, Daniel (Julie) O’Connor of Faribault, Ruth Ann (Chuck) Kitzman of Faribault, Colleen O’Connor of Faribault, Mary Ellen Bang of Wisconsin, James O’Connor and Candy Davenport of Port Orchard, WA and Sheila Gillen of St. Louis Park, MN and by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.