John Moynagh, 84, of Remer, Minnesota, died March 31, 2022.
John, called “Jack” or “Coach,” grew up in St. Paul, graduating from St. Thomas Academy and St. Thomas College. He played football, baseball and basketball growing up, and continued to play football at St. Thomas College. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree and later earned his master’s degree in education.
After coaching at other high schools, he spent time at Johnson, Murray and Como Park high schools, where he taught history and coached football, basketball and baseball. He also spent a few years coaching the Marshall High School baseball team.
Jack’s retirement years were spent living at the family cabin, built in the 1970s, on Lake Washburn, Minnesota. He loved the fishing there and he also routinely visited the various restaurants in the area for the fine food, bingo and meat raffles. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Genevieve, and his sister Patricia. He is survived by his other sister, Mary; by two children, Kimberly and James; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.