John Mohnen, 87, of White Lake, SD died January 27, 2018 at Sanford Care Center in Chamberlain. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday, February 2, 2018 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in White Lake. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in White Lake. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Thursday at the church with a 7:00 PM prayer service. Arrangements are with the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
John J. Mohnen was born June 1, 1930 in Pierce, NE to Joe and Anna M. (Schroeder) Mohnen. He moved with his family to South Dakota when he was two years old. John Joined the US Army in 1951. When he returned from the Army he farmed at the family farm until his retirement. John’s hobbies included reading mysteries, gardening, and putting puzzles together.
He is survived by his siblings Mary Vinz, Jim Mohnen, Leo Mohnen, David Mohnen, Jannette (Bob) Priebe, Sharon (Bob) Beckmann, Edward Mohnen, Paul (Nancy) Mohnen, Dolores Waters, and Theresa Ishmael; brother-in-law Merlyn Kettner; and sisters-in-law Nan Mohnen and Rosalie Mohnen.
He was preceded in death by his siblings Betty Kettner, Philip Mohnen, Jerold Mohnen, and Richard Mohnen; and siblings-in-law Gene Koch, Warren Vinz, Millie Mohnen, Donnie Mohnen, and Alan Waters.