John David Remillard, age 71 passed away peacefully at 3:25 a.m., Sunday, July 9, 2017 at his home in Minneapolis after a six-year battle with cancer. John was born October 19, 1945 in Joplin, MO to David H. Remillard and Vivian W. Remillard (Boyd). He graduated from Joplin High School in 1963 and went on to earn a bachelors degree at Missouri Southern State College in Business Administration. He is survived by his wife, Donna L. Gravesen; daughters, Nicolle (Todd) Goodman of Oklahoma City, OK and Erika Remillard (Rob Hagen) of Roseville, MN; sons, Judd (Carmen) McPherson of Carl Junction and Paris Remillard of New York City; siblings, Pat (Don) Mosbaugh, Susan Irish and James (Barbara) Remillard all of the Joplin, MO area; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; numerous cousins and many friends. Thanks to family, friends and the wonderful people of Frauenshuh Cancer Center and Park Nicollet Home Care for the love and support through it all. Funeral service 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 15th at Lakewood Cemetery Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls. with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m.. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. An informal gathering of family and friends will be held in the Joplin area on 9/2/2017. Memorials preferred to Second Harvest Heartland.
Minneapolis, MN 612-861-6088