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John Oschmann

John Oschmann

John H. Oschmann, age 65 of Cloquet, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at home. He was born June 27, 1952 in Carbondale, IL to Charles and Mildred (Collard) Oschmann. John served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He worked as an assembly engineer for the Ford Motor Co. for 22 years. John loved fishing and deer hunting, shooting pool, collecting die cast cars and going to car shows. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Tom and Marshall; and niece, Heather. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca; stepson, Nathan (Rhianna) Skiff; grandchildren, Aubrey and Ryan; three sisters, Lavada Oschmann, Marie (Richard) Grigg, and Charlene (Randy) Melton; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, October 27, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. funeral service at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Interment will be Monday, October 30, 2017 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. See the family online guest book at