Please Remember John Patrick Byron in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom January 6, 2011 Please remember in your prayers John Patrick Byron, father of Father J. Michael Byron, St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity. John Patrick Byron John, 80, of Bloomington, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. He graduated from De La Salle High School, Minneapolis, in 1946, attended the College of St. Thomas, and received his law degree from the University of Minnesota in 1953. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Princeton during the Korean War. He joined the Minneapolis law firm of Wheeler and Fredrikson, now Fredrikson and Byron, where he practiced until his retirement in 1996. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Jan. 3. An obituary and guest book are available at legacy.com.