John Martin Reddington
John Martin Reddington
  • September 25, 1923 - December 24, 2017
  • Westminster, Colorado

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John M Reddington
Born 9/25/1923, in Hallock, Minnesota, to Mart & Hedvig Reddington. John was raised on a farm with his younger sister Eva in the northwest corner of the state. John was a WWII veteran and a graduate of St. Thomas University. He was a dual masters recipient, an educator and a lover of poetry & English literature. He enjoyed being a high school and college instructor and spent 25 years with the American Overseas Schools in Europe, as an Elementary School Principal, Middle School Principal, High School Principal and a respected teacher and teacher's union representative. He passed peacefully on 12/24/2017. John is survived by his soul mate and wife of over 46 years, Barbara. His sons: Denny Lobben, Martin Reddington, Michael Lobben and Tom Lobben; his daughter Shari Kissee (Jeff); granddaughters: Caitlyn Kissee, Charlotte Lobben, Kaley Sheridan and Regan Monahan; grandsons: Jake Lobben and Mace Lobben; great-grandson: Gunner Monahan.

Visitation, Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at Olinger Highland Mortuary, 10201 Grant Street Thornton, CO from 5-7 PM, Funeral Service on Saturday, Jan 13, 2018, at the same location at 1:00 PM Interment with military honors will immediately follow the Funeral at Broomfield Commons Cemetery, 12800 Sheridan Blvd for all who wish to attend. There will also be a Celebration of Life honoring John; guests who choose to attend the Celebration of Life directly from the Funeral will be greeted by a family representative, until the family arrives from the burial. Details and maps will be provided at the funeral. For those who wish to attend the Celebration of Life only, please contact for information.

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Arrangements under the direction of Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery, Thornton, CO.