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Obituary for John Zeeman

ZEEMAN, John - John died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in Guelph, Ontario. He is survived by his siblings Ron Zeeman, Rick Zeeman, Anthony Zeeman, Margaret Zeeman and Paul Zeeman. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews Chris, Scott, Tohnia, Daryk, Brant, Allison, Julia, Brandon, Alex and Harmen.

John was the first of six children born to Noach and Margaretha Zeeman in Goderich, Ontario on December 2,1953. John will be remembered for his astonishingly exceptional talents for mathematics, computer programming and engineering and science. In his final years in High School, he won every prize given to the best Mathematics and Science student. He then went on to the University of Waterloo to receive his degree as an Electrical Engineer. His working career was cut short due to illness from which he never fully recovered, but his passion for Mathematics and Science remained undiminished until his untimely death. He will be long remembered.

A celebration of John's life will be held at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Hart Fellowship Lounge, on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 1-3p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to your local Mental Health Centre or Hospital would be appreciated. Online condolences can be made at