Mass of Christian Burial for John Paul Medved, 73, of St. Paul, will be 11:00am Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Our Lady of Hope Parish (St. John’s) in Biwabik with Fr. Peter Lambert as celebrant. Visitation will be one hour prior to the mass at church. Burial will be in the Lakeside Cemetery in Biwabik, Minnesota. Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert.
John died Sunday, April 18, 2021 at his brother’s residence in Plymouth, Minnesota under hospice care.
He was born January 8, 1948 in Seeboden, Austria to Franc and Kristina (Breznik) Medved. John was a 1966 graduate of Biwabik High School and later earned his Business Management Degree from the University of Minnesota in 2000.
John worked in the banking industry and was a freelance draftsman for Honeywell. Later he was self- employed as a draftsman and contractor, specializing in restoration of historic homes.
John was a member of the Twin Cities Slovenians and was a proud choir member at the Cathedral in St. Paul. He was a member of Lay Missionaries of Charity supporting the Sisters of Charity in their work protecting young mothers and children.
Survivors include his siblings: Frank (Mary) Medved of New Brighton, Albin (Albina) Medved of Plymouth, Bernadine Medved of Phoenix, AZ and Miro (Karen) Medved of Roseville; brother-in-law, David Nelson of Georgetown, Utah; 15 nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Kristine.