John Francis Scallon, 95

Published 10:51 am Wednesday, October 5, 2016

John Francis Scallon, 95

John Francis Scallon, 95

John Francis Scallon, 95, of Austin, Minnesota, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Austin.

John was born Aug. 27, 1921, in Austin to John J. and Frances (Dugan) Scallon. He grew up in Austin. For many years, John did lawn and garden work along with snow shoveling for many Austin residents. He liked to bicycle and hike.

Survivors include his sister, Helen Mears, Austin, Minnesota.

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John is preceded in death by his parents, John J. and Frances Scallon.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Jim Steffes officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Friday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials are preferred to Sacred Heart Care Center or St. Augustine Catholic Church.

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