Thole, John J. age 95 of Minneapolis, died peacefully on December 2, 2017. John was a kind and gentle man and a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Preceded in death by an infant son, John; granddaughter, Emily Swan son; grandson, Christopher Thell; sisters, Mary, Frances (Connors), Adeline; brother, Frank and son-in-law, Rick Rodine. He is survived by his beloved wife, Betty of 69 years; children, Teresa Thell (Rudy), Catherine Swanson, Tim Thole, Mary Beth Rodine and Joan Ott (Dennis); grandchildren, Anne Marie, Andrew, Ingrid, David, Thomas, Samantha, Jennifer, Ashley, Hannah, John and Charlie; 6 great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass Thursday, December 14th, 9:30 A.M. at St. Therese at Oxbow, 5200 Oak Grove Parkway, Brooklyn Park. Memorials are preferred to Ascension Catholic School or Sharing and Caring Hands. Gearty-Delmore 763-537-4511

Published on December 10, 2017

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