Jouppi, John Melvin
June 30, 1937 – September 29, 2017
Age 80 of Saint Paul, formerly of Duluth. Preceded in death by daughter; Sue; infant son; parents, John & Alice; brothers, Richard and Peter. Survived by daughters, Bonnie Christensen and Anne Jouppi; son, JJ Jouppi; grandchildren, Brandon (Alyssa), Mark (Shannon), Abbey and Megan; 5 great-grandsons; siblings, Mary (Richard) Moebakken; Robert (Dorothea) Jouppi and David (Carol) Jouppi; many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Jack enjoyed a long career on the BNSF railroad. He was proud of his work as a Yard Master and Union Rep. After retiring Jack kept busy, mostly spreading joy to the many hearts he touched. Celebration of Life 1 PM Friday, October 6 at Mueller-Bies Funeral Home-Roseville, 2130 N. Dale St. @ Cty Rd B. Visitation from 12-1 PM Friday. Mueller-Bies 651-487-2550. (Published in the Pioneer Press on Oct.1, 2017).