John Andrew Lettner, 68, of Winona, MN, died Saturday November 11, 2017 at Gundersen Health in La Crosse, WI.
John was born September 1, 1949 in Winona, MN to Andrew and Elizabeth (Irmscher) Lettner. John graduated from Cotter High School in 1967. He has served and protected others his entire life. John enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served from 1967 to 1971 doing a tour in Vietnam. He then went to work for the Winona County Sheriff's Office for 25 years; first as a Deputy Sheriff for 10 years before he was promoted to Investigator in 1984; he retired in 1999. John married Cynthia (Cindi) Lander on February 14, 1975. John and Cindi enjoyed spending time with family and friends, they enjoyed golfing, photography and traveling.
John is survived by his loving wife, Cindi; children, Angela (David) Kinneberg, Ryan (Elizabeth) Lettner; grandchildren, Andrew, Liam, and Norah Kinneberg, Mya Lettner; siblings, Sharon Koch, David Lettner, Mary (Greg) Bambenek, Pat Muldrow, Liz Kimoni, and many nieces and nephews. He was a very dedicated Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and Uncle.
A gathering of friends and family will take place 3-7PM Monday, November 20 with a prayer service at 3:30 PM at the Winona American Legion, Post 9. Memorials preferred to the family for a Veterans donation at a later date. Hoff Celebration of Life Center - Goodview is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share a memory of John and sign his online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com.
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