In memory of
Jan Jacobus "John" OGGEL
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In memory of
Jan Jacobus "John" OGGEL
OGGEL, Jan Jacobus (John) January 25, 1935 – December 26, 2016 Peacefully at the Heart Institute of the Ottawa Hospital, surrounded by loving family, on Monday, December 26 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Christine (nee Ferguson) for 50 years. Loving father of Janet Bowen (Bill), Marion Smith (Murray), Nancy Oggel- Breedyk (Brian), and Margaret Veira (Sean). Proud Opa of Ben and Sarah Bowen, Christine Smith, Peter Oggel-Breedyk, and Rachel Veira. Dear brother of the late Hilda Kooij (Ad), the late Koos (Tina), Johanna Hoekstra (John), Sijpko (Clara), Levien (Marian), Johan, Jacomina Oggel (Carl), Henk (Tonny) and Marianne Marthèze (Winnie). He worked for 28 years for Agriculture Canada, retiring as Chief of the Food Borne Disease Unit of the Laboratory Services Division, Food Production and Inspection, after a distinguished career. He was an active member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church for many years. A private burial will be held at a later date. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 971 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa. For those who wish, donations in John's memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice. The family respectfully requests no flowers because of serious allergies. Sharing memories and condolences may be left at
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