John L. Heaser -- Kellogg

KELLOGG -- The funeral for John L. Heaser will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joachim's Catholic Church in Plainview, with the Rev. Donald Connelly officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Winona County.

Mr. Heaser, 64, of rural Kellogg, owner of John's Marine and Repair, died Sunday (May 12, 2002) at his home in East Indian Creek Valley, rural Kellogg, following a lengthy illness.

He was born April 23, 1938, in Whitewater Township, Winona County, and graduated from Winona High School in 1956. On Nov. 15, 1958, he married Sharon Brugger in Winona. He worked for Bob's Marine in Winona for 25 years and then operated John's Marine in Winona from 1983 until 1994. He and his wife lived in the Winona area until moving to the Wabasha area in 1988, and in 1992 moved to East Indian Creek Valley. He operated John's Marine and Repair in East Indian Creek Valley. Mr. Heaser was an Army veteran and served in the National Guard and reserves.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Toody (Eric) Rekstad of Elizabeth, Colo., Cindy (Jeff) King of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Teri (Kevin) Wade of Monticello, Minn.; a son, Scott of Kellogg; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three sisters, Rosie Lewinski and Katie (Albert) Stanek, both of Winona, and Snookie Heaser of La Crosse, Wis.

Friends may call from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Schad &; Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview and an hour before the service Wednesday at the church.

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