Mayhew, Joseph Howard III Minneapolis resident, Joseph Howard Mayhew III passed away in his home on June 16, 2022. He was preceded by his father, mother and elder sister, and survived by a younger sister. Mr. Mayhew's family included his grandfather, JHM Sr., a well-known Minneapolis resident. "Joe" was a typical baby boomer who spent his young life in Pennsylvania and California. He attended Brown's Military Academy in Los Angeles prior to entering the Army for several tours of duty in Vietnam and the Middle East. A recipient of the purple heart, among other decorations, he was known for his heroism and survival skills, spending many years of his life involved with the military to gain veterans rights. He was proud to represent the 101st Airborne Division. He was known for collecting, maintaining, and displaying a historical flag collection - traveling nationwide to reunions and commemorative functions with them. He was also known for collecting unusual militaria. His dream was to one day open a military museum. A visitation/memorial service will be held at Estes Funeral Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on June 30th, 2022. An interment will follow at Fort Snelling with family and close friends in attendance.

Published on June 26, 2022

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