John Robert Guemmer, 79, of Apple Valley, went to be reunited with his wife, Pauline (1931-2005), on Mother’s Day. He was born February 19, 1934, in New Ulm, Minnesota. John is survived by daughters, Teresa and Jeanne Guemmer, Kathryn (Kenneth) Peters, and Lizabeth (Gregory) Horner; sons, Patrick, Joseph, and Wesley; grandchildren, Christopher, Samantha, and Calista; and brothers, James (Shirley) and Eugene (Betty) Kraus. John loved polka music, Johnny Cash, playing cribbage, and John Wayne movies. HE WILL BE MISSED! Visitation is scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, 14850 Garrett Avenue, Apple Valley, (952) 432-2331. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are requested.