Ysker, John Alvin Passed away on 10/5/2011 at Our Lady of Peace Home in St. Paul, surrounded by family. John was diagnosed with anaplastic thyroid cancer in May. He left peacefully after a courageous five month battle. John served 42 years as an A&P aviation mechanic at Blaine Airport; he also engineered and manufactured two and three wheel V8 motorcycles. Survived by his loving wife, Judy; sister, Fanny and sons, Michael and John. His Celebration Memorial Service will be on 10/15/2011 at First Baptist Church of Anoka, 1235 Park Avenue, Anoka, MN. Service beginning at 11:00 with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Our Lady of Peace Home, 2076 St. Anthony Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104.
Published in Star Tribune on Oct. 9, 2011.