Funeral Notice: Lt. Col. John F. McGovern


McGovern, Lt. Col. John F. Age 84 of Edina passed away peacefully on November 3, 2017. Preceded in death by wife Anne E. McGovern; daughters Katherine and Molly McGovern; son Sean McGovern. Survived by children Michael (Becky), Nancy, Tim (Lori), Patrick (Pam) McGovern; grandchildren Matthew, Kaela, Derek, Kelly, Sean, Tyler, and Molly; sister Anna Theresa Pittman. John was born and raised in Philadelphia. After graduation from St. Joseph University, he entered the Airforce. He spent his entire career in the military, retiring in 1976 as Lieutenant Colonel. He was dedicated to his family, a loving husband, father, grandfather and will be deeply missed. Funeral service 11:00 AM, Friday, November 10 at Washburn-McReavy, Edina Chapel, West 50th and Vernon Ave. at Hwy. 100. Visitation one hour prior to service. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the American Legion. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996