John Robert Fleischmann

March 19, 1949 ~ October 2, 2019 (age 70)

John Robert Fleischmann, 70, of Duluth, passed away with family by his side Wednesday October 2, 2019.  John was born in Duluth on March 19, 1949, to Robert and Carol.

John graduated from East High School and then proudly served his country as a Marine in Vietnam. After the war, he attended The University of Minnesota Duluth and graduated with a degree in Accounting. He worked as an accountant for many years and then became a real estate broker and property manager. He volunteered as a Sunday school teacher, with Meals on Wheels, and Animal Allies.

He enjoyed watching the wildlife on his property around “John’s Pond” and following the Vikings and Twins.  Most importantly, he loved spending time with his family.

John is survived by his loving wife, Rhonda; daughters, Lisa (Rafael) Lofdahl, and Krista (Ron) Mattila; grandchildren, Nicole, and Alec Lofdahl, and Kalina Mattila; sister, Mary (Don) John; great-grandchildren, Aaliyah, Aryanna, Elysia, and Estella; mother-in-law Joanne (Fred Greenwood) Chermak; brother-in-law, Greg (Susie) Johnson; and numerous other family and friends.

Memorials preferred to Lakeside Presbyterian Church.

Funeral Service will be 11AM, Monday, October 7, 2019 with visitation one hour prior, at Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 4430 McCulloch St, Duluth, MN 55804, with military honors accorded by the Duluth Honor Guard; private burial at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 218-727-3555.

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