Obituaries

Jean Strohm
B: 1930-01-09
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Strohm, Jean
Robert Blake
B: 1951-07-10
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Blake, Robert
Thomas Nordlie
B: 1965-05-22
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Nordlie, Thomas
Leona Ann Lindner
B: 1940-10-06
D: 2019-07-11
View Details
Lindner, Leona Ann
Earl Heyerdahl
B: 1926-09-25
D: 2019-07-11
View Details
Heyerdahl, Earl
Philip Allmon
B: 1944-06-26
D: 2019-07-10
View Details
Allmon, Philip
J. L. Atteberry
B: 1923-05-26
D: 2019-07-10
View Details
Atteberry, J. L.
Kathleen Kohn
B: 1948-07-25
D: 2019-07-08
View Details
Kohn, Kathleen
Nila Erlander
B: 1932-03-14
D: 2019-07-05
View Details
Erlander, Nila
Douglas Ehrreich
B: 1952-10-27
D: 2019-07-04
View Details
Ehrreich, Douglas
Duwayne Oney
B: 1948-03-22
D: 2019-07-02
View Details
Oney, Duwayne
Roberta Huovie
B: 1946-07-27
D: 2019-07-01
View Details
Huovie, Roberta
Beverly Gobell
B: 1933-06-13
D: 2019-06-28
View Details
Gobell, Beverly
Evelyn McCaul
B: 1928-07-06
D: 2019-06-27
View Details
McCaul, Evelyn
Todd Moe
B: 1955-11-16
D: 2019-06-25
View Details
Moe, Todd
Michael Oppegaard
B: 1973-04-14
D: 2019-06-24
View Details
Oppegaard, Michael
Barbara Hanson
B: 1929-10-04
D: 2019-06-24
View Details
Hanson, Barbara
Brett Wieber
B: 1986-03-25
D: 2019-06-23
View Details
Wieber, Brett
Ethan Samuelson
B: 1992-05-25
D: 2019-06-21
View Details
Samuelson, Ethan
Cynthia Gens
B: 1953-06-01
D: 2019-06-20
View Details
Gens, Cynthia
Katheleen Oestreich
B: 1936-12-11
D: 2019-06-18
View Details
Oestreich, Katheleen

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
16394 Glory Lane
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: (952) 949-4970
Fax: (952) 949-5947
John Ahern

John Joseph Ahern Jr.

Monday, December 4th, 1922 - Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of John Ahern, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of John Ahern with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Ahern, John Jr. Age 96 passed away on December 22, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Laura Ahern; and by sibings, Lorle Cumming (Arthur), Rosemary Cochrane (Archie), Richard Ahern (Kay), and Lydia Moore (John). He is survived by his wife, Annette of 70 years; three sons, John III (Denise), Phillip and Paul (Mary); five grandchildren and one great grandson. A brother, Walter Ahern resides in Cathedral City, California. John was a 1941 graduate of St. Paul Academy. After a year at Dartmouth College, his eduction was interrupted by WWII during which he served as an officer on a destroyer in the Atlantic. He returned to graduate from the Univeristy of Minnesota. John's eclectic and entrepreneurial business career drew him into various inudstries and services as Chairman, President, or owner of companies both domestic and abroad with diverse banking, commercial and charitable directorships along the way. Chronologically, John started in the hotel business and went on to movie theaters, package manufacturing, beauty salons and retirement homes. When not operating businesses, John ventured into developing real estate and more recently served as President of Oklahoma Woodland Owners Association. John's business connections brought knowledge and social pleasure through memberships in the Young Presidents Organization, World Presidents Organization and Chief Executives Organization. John was an enthusiastic tennis player, indifferent golfer, and avid skier on most of the world's great mountains; especially he loved racing sailboats on Lake Minnetonka and snorkeling thru the British Virgin Islands. Somewhat of a joiner, John and Annette's Florida home brought them many friends in the Delray Beach St. Andrews Club, The Palm Beach Circumnavigators Club and the Manlapan Yacht Club. In Minnesota, John and Annette spent more than 50 years hanging around the Layfayette Club and the Minneapolis Club. John cherished his friends in the Excelsior Rotary, the Ham 'n Eggs Breakfast Club, the Suburban Mens' Club and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. Above all was his love for family, friends and country. John's lifelong coparticipant and beloved companion in these ventures was Annette, his bride of 70 years. A memorial service will be held at St. Martin's-By-The-Lake at a later date to be determined. John wants to give a special thanks to the Park Nicollet hospice staff, and particularly Mary Spurling RN, for their wonderful care. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Huber Funeral & Cremation Services Excelsior Chapel 952-474-9595
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    St. Martin's by the Lake Episcopal Church
    Address
    2801 Westwood Road
    MINNETONKA BEACH, MN 55361
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Martin's by the Lake Episcopal Church
    Address
    2801 Westwood Road
    MINNETONKA BEACH, MN 55361
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of John here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album