John M. Mohr
at 54 years young, after a brief battle with cancer has departed this crazy world, peacefully on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.
John was born in Council Bluffs, IA to Dean & Carol Mohr. He was a graduate of Central High School in Davenport, IA. & went on to graduate from the University of Iowa (Go Hawks) with a Bachelors in English. After a move to St. Louis, & a few years working for Union Pacific Railroad he received his teaching certificate & Master’s in Education from The University of Missouri – St. Louis. He dedicated 26 years to St. John Vianney High School, as an English teacher & coach, where he was an integral part of the Vianney family.
He married Elizabeth (Frazier) Mohr on June 29th, 1996. They had two children, Abigail & Hans. He fulfilled a dream in November when he got to walk his daughter down the aisle & was so happy to have gained a son-in-law in Ivan. John was known for his big smile, infectious laugh & ability to connect with his students & athletes. He was a devoted family man who put his family first & could be found with them when not working. John had a great love of Elvis, Jimmy Buffet, Iowa Hawkeyes, the Family Farm, running (BIX), Ragbrai, the Lake, Craft Breweries (Beer), German Heritage (Oktoberfest) & playing Trivia. Nothing superseded his love for spending time with family & friends from near and far.
John was preceded in death by his father Dean Mohr, his Grandparents & cousin Kelly. He is survived by his devoted wife Elizabeth (Frazier) Mohr & two incredible children, daughter Abigail Diaz (Ivan) & son Hans Mohr, mother Carol DeBruyn & stepfather Michael. Brother David Mohr (Lisa), sister Kathryn Kreiter (David), step brothers Craig, Todd and Paul DeBruyn. Several in-laws, as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews & an abundance of friends.
Services: A Communion Mass will be held in memory of John on Saturday, June 26th at 1 pm at St. John Vianney High School, 1311 S Kirkwood Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63122. There will be a small reception following in the Vianney cafe. In lieu of flowers please donate a Gift to Vianney in Memory of John Mohr, https://www.vianney.com/donate-now.html.
A Communion Mass will be held in memory of John on Saturday, June 26th at 1 pm at St. John Vianney High School, 1311 S Kirkwood Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63122. There will be a small reception following in the Vianney cafe.