John Connor
John Connor

Obituary of John Patrick Connor

John Patrick Connor, 47 of Barnum passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 in his home. He was born March 30, 1974 in Cloquet to John and MaryAnn (Fisher) Connor. John grew up in Blackhoof Township and graduated from Carlton High School in 1992. He was a manager at McDonald Rental for several years before going to work at Randall Bros. Heating and Cooling in 1998. In August of 2020 John had a tragic accident and was unable to return to work. On May 19, 2001 he married Lynnette Mallon in Cloquet. The two were high school sweethearts and have been together for more than 30 years. John enjoyed 4-Wheeling, fixing things and target shooting with his sons, camping with his family, and he loved his 71 Olds Cutlass hot rod. John was the type of person that always made himself available to help anyone who needed help. He had a heart of gold. He also loved his dogs, Macy and Bear. John was preceded in death by his mother, MaryAnn Connor. He is survived and will be sadly missed by his high school sweetheart, best friend and soul mate, Lynnette; two sons that he was very proud of, John and James; his father, John; brother, Chad; sister, Michelle (Allen) Fetters all of Barnum and sister, Laurie (Dennis) Meyer of Burtrum, MN; one niece, Cassie (Marty Wiedendorf) Fetters; and two nephews, Jaret (Mara) Gladder and family, and Corey (Carmie Nelson) Fetters. Visitation: 10 until the 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service Saturday, September 11, 2021 in the Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St., Cloquet. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see


SEP 11. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST) Atkins Northland Funeral Home 801 14th St. Cloquet, MN 55720

Celebration of Life

SEP 11. 11:00 AM (CST) Atkins Northland Funeral Home 801 14th St. Cloquet, MN 55720
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