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John Paul Filan

July 19, 1960 December 11, 2018
John Paul Filan
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Obituary for John Paul Filan

John “Big John” Filan, age 58, of Waterville, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at his home.

Family and friends will gather at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11 a.m. for procession to Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault. Reception to follow at St. Canice Catholic Church, Kilkenny.

John was born to Charles and Marilyn (Queen) Filan on July 19, 1960 in Mankato. He was formerly employed by Stangler Farms of Kilkenny, Vlasak Trucking of Montgomery and Schema Farms of Faribault. Big John loved the Minnesota Vikings and enjoyed fishing, horseback riding and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

John is survived by his five children, Stephanie Filan and Jason (Sara) Filan all of Waterville, Samantha (Joe) Wieczoreak of Aitkin, Zoe and Zadie Filan of Aberdeen, WA; five grandchildren, Damon and Danielle Tolzmann, Ava Wenker, Brody and Benjamin Filan; mother Marilyn Filan of Faribault; five siblings, Larry (Rita) Filan of Faribault, Gerianne Chamberlain of Faribault, Dan (Cheryl Adams) Filan of Waseca, Joe (Loretta Hanegraaf) of Faribault and Chris (Mike) Giroux of Winthrop; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.

John was preceded in death by his father Charles and one brother, Michael “Mike”.

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11:00 AM 12/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
Boldt Funeral Home

300 Prairie Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021

Boldt Funeral Home
300 Prairie Avenue Faribault 55021 MN
United States

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