Of North Branch, MN and formerly of St. Paul, MN passed away Sunday October 27, 2019
John was born October 1, 1945. Survived by daughter Natalie (David) Franson; son Michael (Kristine); grandchildren Tiffany, Hannah, Noah, Joshua, and Matthew; great-grandchildren Carter and Samira; brothers William, Lawrence; sisters Rose and Sandy; special friend Jean Otterstrom.
Preceded in death by parents Josephine (Koren) and Louis Bambenek; wife Rita (Mulske) Bambenek; sisters Mary, Donna, Joan, Linda and brother LeRoy; and best friend Denny Spreeman.
John enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, gardening, carpentry and tinkering in his garage. He was a US Army veteran and a long-time employee of Gillette Company. A celebration of life will be held on November 9, at Envision Hotel in South St. Paul, from 6-9pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to offset medical costs for John’s grandson, Matthew Franson.
Copy and paste link for enVision Hotel room reservations: https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/JE02K2
Arrangements entrusted to SUMMIT Funeral & Cremation
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