John Bluestone, age 75 of Minneapolis, formerly of the Lower Sioux Community, passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at Hennepin County Medical Center surrounded by family. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 4 at St. Cornelia’s Church Hall, Lower Sioux Community. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the Hall. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
John Henry Bluestone was born December 28, 1940 in Sherman Township, Redwood County, Minnesota to Thomas and Viola (St. Clair) Bluestone. He attended school in Morton. John enjoyed painting, drawing, and writing.
John is survived by his children: Jo Tallcheif of Red Lake, Casey Bluestone of Redwood Falls, and Shelly (Mark) Zeller of Morgan; grandchildren: Keith Williams (LeeAnn Prescott), Kay Williams, Michael Leith Jr., Ronald Leith, Isabelle Leith, Chaska (John) Bluestone, and Brooklyn Bluestone; great grandchildren: Riley Jo Clay, Tayten Williams, Asher Prescott Williams, Takoda John Williams, and Wambli Kulburg; and siblings: Dorothy Whipple of Redwood Falls, Ronald Bluestone of Redwood Falls, and Kaye (Herman) Hester of Wauchula, FL. He is preceded in death by his parents Viola and Thomas, infant son Thomas, good friend Les Prescott, many aunts and uncles, and other relatives and friends.