John Alvin Ysker
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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.

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Published in Star Tribune on Oct. 9, 2011.
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October 13, 2011
No words can take away the pain and grief, but I hope you all find peace with Uncle John's passing. Love to you all.
Jacque DeRocker-Lenihan
October 11, 2011
Judy, I was real sorry to get the call this morning about John's passing. I use to come to the shop to watch just him work. Met him at Bally's.
Dave Olsen
October 10, 2011
Judy,
Please accept my families most sincere sympathies. I know I wasnt a part of Johns life for many years, but he was and will always be a part of my fondest memories. Johns inventive and engineering skills wowed me at a time in my life where I needed influence; I know he has had a dramatic effect on my life and career's direction, and for that I will forever be thankful.
Our prayers are with you; if there is anything you need that I can help with please feel free to call or email.
Please be comforted in the fact that John is comfortable and happy where he is now.

The Birkners- Randy, Tami, Noah and Nate.
Randy Birkner
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