John K. Brethorst
April 30, 2024


John K, age 63 of Delano, passed away on April 30, 2024. He was born on January 20, 1961, to Lee and Gretchen (Nazarenus) Brethorst.

John was a graduate of Mound Westonka in 1979 and was a longtime employee of the Wayzata school district.

Preceded in death by his father Lee; and nephew Shawn Morgan. He is survived by his mother Gretchen; brother Michael; sisters Debbie Rippee and Karen (Larry) Tomcheck; nieces Jennifer (Ryan) Conner and nephew Brett Eidem; great nieces Kylie and Alayna; and great nephews Milo, and Harlan.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 AM on July 20, 2024 at the Delano Senior Center in Delano, Minnesota. A gathering of family and friends will be held prior from 10-11 AM. A reception will immediately follow at the Delano American Legion.