John Erwin Shannon

April 27, 1948 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 72)


John Erwin Shannon, age 72 of Hibbing, MN, passed away on November 10, 2020 at his home.  He was born on April 27, 1948 in Hibbing to Ben and Mary (Lerch) Shannon.  John went to Hibbing High School and continued on to the University of Minnesota Duluth to complete his bachelor’s degree.  He worked for  many years on the Iron Range running trains at the Sherman Mine and enjoyed traveling while doing carpentry and construction work.  John loved spending time at his cabin on Round Lake with family and friends.  He was a dog lover and enjoyed his westerns and game shows.

John is survived by his son; Philip (Brian Johnson) Shannon of Baudette, MN, brother; Ben (Helen) Shannon of Prior Lake, MN, stepdaughter; Mary Pearson of Milwaukee, WI and many other relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents; Ben and Mary, wife; Ellen Shannon and brother; Michael Shannon.

Services for John will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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