John Michael Magoon, from Killeen, TX, passed away March 27, 2022, at 57 years old.
He was born in Litchfield, MN, Jan. 5, 1965, the eighth child to Roy and Donna (Anderson) Magoon. John was the New Year’s baby and grew up on the farm in Dassel, MN, learning about farm chores and hunting.
John’s pride and joy were his two children, Amanda Lee and Michael Roy Magoon. Michael’s death at age five devastated John, and he lived with the loss his entire life.
John became a fantastic welder, working for various businesses throughout Minnesota and Texas.
John and Yolanda (Ford) were together for eight years and were married Jan. 15, 2022. His aunt Janice Lee, a Lutheran minister, had the honor of performing the ceremony for John and Yolanda.
John was preceded in death by his son Michael Roy Magoon, his parents Roy and Donna (Anderson) Magoon, and his brothers Glenn Magoon and Gregg Magoon.
He is survived by his wife, Yolanda Magoon, daughter Amanda Magoon and her significant other, Brian Long. Grandchildren, Autumn, Chase, and Oakley. He is also survived by his siblings, foster sister, Nancy Londroche (Gerald) GA, Charles (Nancy) Magoon WI, Karen (Dan) Mohlin MN, Garry (Dawn) Magoon MN, Colleen (Tom) Garrity NH, Colette (Ken) Bolster MN, and Mark (Joyce) Magoon FL. As well as his special Aunt Janice Lee (Larry) TX and many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his sweet furry girl Bandit, who will miss her dad dearly.
A Celebration of Life will occur at noon, July 16, 2022, at the Darwin Rod and Gun Club at 68350 U.S. 12 Dassel, MN, 55325.
It will be a potluck, and please bring a dish to share and photos and memories you have of John.