David Fannon
David Fannon
David Fannon
David Fannon
David Fannon
David Fannon

Obituary of David Joel Fannon


Dave passed away at home on Monday April 17, 2023, after a hard battle with Lymphoma. His family

Was by his side.

Born on June 27, 1949, in Minneapolis to John and Lois Fannon. He grew up in northeast Mpls. He

Graduated from Columbia Heights High School in 1967. He went to the U of M until the draft came

Calling. Dave joined the Air Force in Sept 1969. He was stationed in Topeka, KS. He got a leave and

Came home and married Rebecca Edstrom on May 9, 1970. Their son Geoffrey was born in Feb 9,

1973 in Topeka KS. They got out of the military and moved back to Minneapolis. Dave and Becky

Welcomed their 2nd son Eric born on Sept 4, 1974. Dave went to college at Mankato State for his

Bachelor and Masters Degree in Finance. He went to work for JB Hudson Jewelers, and then moved

On to Medtronic. He became Finance Manager – Heart Valve Division. He retired from Medtronic in

June 2006. In 2014, Dave and Rebecca moved to Fort Myers, FL to live there for 8 months out of

The year. In August 2022, after a trip to Alaska with friends, Dave became ill. He was diagnosed

With Lymphoma. Dave stayed in Minnesota for treatment at Abbott Northwestern. At the end of

March 2023, Dave choose to stop all treatment.

David is proceeded in death by his parents, John and Lois, his daughter in law, Amanda Fannon and

His infant son and his in laws Eugene and Marianne Edstrom.

David is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rebecca, his son Geoffrey (Jill) his son Eric and his grandkids

Ella, Evan and Ethan, his siblings John( Jean), Michael (Suzi), Leanne (Steve Larson), William Fannon, his nieces and nephews and many friends and neighbors. A celebration will be scheduled at a later date.

A Memorial Tree was planted for David
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society of Minnesota
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