Frank Younger, John Koblas, Eric James at the Northfield (MN) Historical Society. John J. “Jack” Koblas died on March 8, 2013 in Minneapolis at age 70. He was a native of Minnesota and spent most of his life in that state. He is survived by children Stacy, Stephanie, John and Sarah; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild and close friend, Janet Goodman. Jack suffered for some years from Parkinson’s Disease. His death followed a recent stroke and a heart attack.