6-7:00 P.M. Thursday, October 21 in Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo.
9:30-10:30 A.M. Friday, October 22 in Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Thursday, October 21 in Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo.
10:30 A.M. Friday, October 22 in Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo.
Holy Cross South Cemetery, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
John H. Serati, 56, Fargo passed away October 18, 2010 at Sanford Hospital following a courageously fought battle with cancer.
John was born August 5, 1954 in St. Louis Missouri to John and Theresa Serati. He attended school in St. Louis graduating from Lindberg High School. Following High School, he attended the University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri and continued to be a Tiger supporter until his death. He was a member of the Beta Gamma Chapter of The Kappa Sigma Fraternity in college. His fraternity brothers were his lifelong friends.
John met his wife Janis during his time in Columbia. They married May 19, 1979.
During college, John worked for a Taco Bell franchisee and following college, was given the opportunity to become part of that franchise organization. John and Janis moved to Fargo in 1979 and John made his career developing and running the Taco Bell restaurants in the state. His greatest joys in the business were his employees, customers and the many people he met through his work. John was passionate about his work and all who knew him felt that passion.
John loved to fish and his trips to South America, fishing the tributaries of the Amazon for unusual species were highlights of his life. He loved taking summer fishing trips to Canada with his sons, and was also an avid member of the FM Walleyes organization.
John loved politics. He served the North Dakota Republican Party as a District Chairman, and the Cass County United Republicans as Treasurer. John was also past president of the Rough Rider Kiwanis club.
Boys and Girls Clubs of America was a National Charity supported by Taco Bell. John was an avid supporter of the local chapter of the Boys and Girls Clubs, always assisting the club when asked.
John was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Janis, sons Tony, West Fargo, Nick, Fargo, brother, Mark, St. Louis, sister, Barbara (John), St. Louis, and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley Youth commission, 2500 18th St S, Fargo ND 58103.