Johannes “John” Hugh Irwin, age 56 of Isanti, died at his home from cancer on September 10, 2020.
John was born in Wiesbaden, Germany November 24, 1963 and came to the US in 1964 with his parents. John was a graduate of Elk River High School in Elk River, MN. He served honorably in the Minnesota National Guard as a medic. He graduated from nursing school and seemed to find his calling. He especially loved working with children. He was a great sports fan and especially enjoyed playing golf with his brothers and daughter, Jocelyn.
John is survived by his only child, a daughter, Jocelyn Jean Irwin, 17 of Braham; step-daughters, Ashley Sutton and Stephanie Collison; 7 grandchildren, Gracie, Jackson, Winston, Cruz, Felicity, Thor and Colby, all of Cambridge; his brothers, James Michael of Crystal, MN and Hugh McGillivray of Cambridge and their families. He is also survived by his parents, Hugh and Monika Irwin of Isanti, MN.