John D. Finnegan


Relationship to conference: Husband of Licensed Local Pastor, Rev. Karen Finnegan

Date of death: Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at age 68

Arrangements: A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 8, at Lysne Lutheran Church, 620 Joseph St., Hawley, MN 56549. A memorial gathering will take place from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, January 7, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Wright Funeral Home, 404 Leonard St., Hawley, MN 56549.

Appointment information: Rev. Finnegan became a licensed local pastor in 2012 and currently serves at Faith United Parish in Ada.

John D. Finnegan is survived by his wife, Karen; children, Daniel (Stephanie), David (Ashley), Colleen “Amy” (Michael) Ludwikowski, and Kathleen (Chris) Steidl; and six grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are preferred to Hawley Police Auxiliary, Lysne Lutheran Church (620 Joseph St., Hawley, MN 56549), or HLS Parish Center.

Cards can be sent to Rev. Karen Finnegan at 1047 Hartford St., Hawley, MN 56549.

An obituary can be viewed here.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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