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John W. McKisson, 78

Beloved, John Wayne McKisson, age 78, of Delano, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, surrounded by his family.

A memorial service will take place Thursday, Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. at Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Delano, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to American Cancer Society, MN; Light of Christ Lutheran Church; Love, Inc.; or the Delano Senior Center.

John was a 1959 graduate of Richfield High School, and a graduate of University of Minnesota and Mankato. He was a geography teacher at Burnsville High School for 32 and one-half years.

He loved to hunt, fish, golf, travel the world, and spend time at his lake home.

John will be fondly remembered for his love for God, family and friends, generosity, kindness, smile, volunteering at church, teaching, coaching, playing Santa and numerous jokes.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

John is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sharon; children, Jennifer (Peter), Grant, and Jacquelin; six grandchildren: Alaina, Rosie, Kiera, Mitchell, Harry and Sophia; a sister, Pat; niece, Jill; and nephew, Ross.

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