Bottkol, John Christopher

Bottkol, John Christopher

June 27, 1942 – May 29, 2016
Age 73 of Minneapolis, died peacefully on the morning of May 29th. Kit was raised in Massachusetts, attended the Portsmouth Abbey School, graduated from Harvard College, and completed an architecture degree at the University of Minnesota. Minneapolis was his adopted hometown, having lived there for almost 50 years. He spent a number of those years working and living abroad, but always came home to Minneapolis. Survived by wife, Joan; children Matthew (Vera Kacurova) Bottkol, Joannie (Karl Kahandaliyanage) Bottkol, and Julia (Chris) Borger; grandchildren Joseph, Matthew, Daniel, Audrey, James, Oscar, and Sylvie. Funeral service Saturday, June 4th at 2:00 pm at Lakewood Cemetery, 3600 Hennepin Ave S. (Published in the Star Tribune June 1, 2016)