John Thomas Powers, D.D.S., of Montevideo, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

John Thomas Powers, D.D.S., of Montevideo, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, June 29, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Montevideo. Visitation will be two hours prior to service at church.

John was a graduate of Cretin High School, Class of 1967. He served in the U.S, Army, and was a graduate of the U of M Dental School, Class of 1978. He was a longtime member of the 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus and  Boy Scouts of America. He practiced dentistry for 40 years. The last 18 of those years were at Main Street Dental in Montevideo.

Preceding him in death were his dad and mom, John H. and Mercedes; and siblings, Joseph, Sam, Kitty, and Andy.

He is survived by his loving wife Kathleen; children Melissa (and Donny) Kopp, Rachel (and Darreck), Bridgette OSB, and  Jack (and Kali); four grandchildren; siblings, Mary Ellen (and Glen) Ridgley, Liz (and Sam Robertson), and Greg (and Libby); and numerous nieces and  nephews.