May 7, 1930 - June 17, 2019
JOHN HENDRICUS VIS
May 7, 1930 – June 17, 2019
John passed away peacefully on the morning of June 17, 2019.
He leaves behind his wife Resi, sons Doug (Michelle), John Junior (Leigh) and daughter Diana (Grant), as well as his four grandchildren, Jakim, Matthew, Aidan and Lea. He also leaves behind two brothers, Henk and Bill (Renée), sisters Rita (Bob), Gertrude (Geza), Margaret (Steven), and many nieces and nephews.
John loved and cherished his family and friends. He greatly enjoyed family gatherings and visiting with his children and grandchildren. He had many coffee groups over the years. A favourite was with farming friends, particularly his neighbour Otto Herkert, in Oak Bluff where he had farmed for almost 25 years. He was very involved in the Oak Bluff community through volunteering for boards and with his children’s sports teams.John and Resi retired to the Country Villas community in Birds Hill in 1998 where they made many new and wonderful friendships.
The family would like to thank the amazing staff at the Middlechurch Home for their care and compassion. Thank you to all our friends and family for your support at this hard time.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, 264 Donwood Drive with reception to follow. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, friends and family may donate to the Manitoba Lung Association, 301 – 1 Wesley Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4C6 in John’s name.
Condolences may be sent to www.wojciksfuneralchapel.com