John Gavin

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 7, 2008

John P. Gavin, 86, formerly of Spring Park, Minn., died on June 4, 2008.
Born in Austin, John retired from Hormel after 30-plus years and joined his children in the Twin Cities at age 84.
He was a resident of Meridian Manor in Wayzata, Minn. John proved to be a character until the end. We’ll miss you, Dad.
He was preceded in death by wife, Betty (Richardson) Gavin; parents, Cora and Jack Gavin; sisters, Helen Gavin, Bernice (Gavin) Hardy, Mary (Gavin) Finnegan; and brother, Bob Gavin.
He is survived by his brother, Patrick Gavin, St. Paul, Minn.; children, Colleen (Gavin) Bellamy, Orono Minn., Timothy Gavin, Elk River, Minn.; grandchildren, Sarah and Lucas Bellamy, St. Paul, Minn., Jack Gavin, Elk River, Minn.
The family is planning a private memorial service and interment at Ft. Snelling to celebrate John’s life.

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