John Frank Springer, 73, died on Monday August 31, 2020, peacefully at his home in Winona, Minn. John was born on July 3, 1947, to Roman and Rose (Kozlowski) Springer.
John graduated from Cotter High School in Winona and in 1965 married the love of his life, Joyce Schreiber.
John was a professional machinist and over his career worked for Peerless Chain, Northwest Airlines, and most recently Mactech in Red Wing, Minn.
John loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. John also loved stock car racing, airplanes, his many motorcycle adventures with his son, Chris, football, and his special bond with his dog, Jack.
John is survived by his loving wife, Joyce; children, Melissa (Paul) Taylor, Amy (Derek Breiland) Springer, and Christopher (Michele) Springer; grandchildren, Courtney, Kaitlyn, Ashley, Cody, Cheyenne, Kallie, Jonathon, and Megan; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Brayden, Haley, Emmett, Ellie, and Odie; brothers, Tom (Nancy) Springer, and Henry (Mary Beth) Springer; and sister-in-law, Julie Schreiber. John was preceded in death by his parents and 13 brothers and sisters.
A visitation will be held at Watkowski Funeral Home in Winona on September 19 from 1-3 p.m.