John P. Feehan (Elgin, MN)

Posted 03-30-19

John P. Feehan, 91, of Elgin, MN, finished his journey here on earth on Wednesday, March 27 at Samaritan Bethany in Rochester, MN surrounded by his family.

John was born on June 15, 1927 to John and Frances (Tierney) Feehan. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1945. He married Margie Hamilton on Feb 15, 1955. They raised their six children in Rochester. John was employed by Marigold Dairy for 40 years.

Survivors include his special friend and companion, Charlotte Powers; five children, Jean Feehan (Frank Hammes), Matt (Cathy) Feehan of Millington, TN, Kate (Dave) Welp, Rosemary (David Nelson) Feehan of St. Mary’s Point, and Peggy (James) Ball Mesa, AZ; 19 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his former wife, Margie; two sons, John and Thomas; grandson, William Feehan; and great-grandson, Noah Hofbauer.

John enjoyed trapshooting, bird banding, hunting, and spending time with family and friends.

He was a proud friend of Bill W. for 35 plus years.

The funeral Mass for John Feehan will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home with Rev. Russell Scepaniak. Visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass. A lunch will follow the Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to go to the Eagles Cancer Telethon, Mayo Clinic Alzheimer Research or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences are welcome at

Courtesy of Macken Funeral Home




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