Johann TANZER

Obituary
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  • "The sailing industry has lost a legend. His design..."
    - Rick P
  • "Dear Tanzer Family: My sincerest condolences on the loss of..."
    - Mort Levy
  • "Dear Christine You may not remember me, but we met years..."
    - Daniel Gaisin
  • "We may not shower him with praise Nor mention his name in..."
    - Valerie Kirkman
  • "Onkel Hans wird uns in ewiger Erinnerung und in unserem..."
    - Stephan Guggenberger
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TANZER, Johann
89, passed away on October 23, 2016 peacefully at the Montreal Lakeshore General. Well known sailor, sailboat designer and waterslide manufacturer. He came to Canada in 1956 to start a new life for his family. He started work in the aviation industry but soon worked on his hobby full- time making sailboats. His designs sail throughout the world and the best known are the Tanzer 16 and Tanzer 22. He joins his wife Gabriella who passed in 2012. He leaves behind Hans Tanzer, Christine Tanzer, Andreas Tanzer and wife Louise Rozon, grandchildren Xavier and Sarah and husband Chad and his great-grandchild Kieran. Viewing at Rideau Funeral Home, 4275 des Sources Blvd., Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC 514-685-3344 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2016 with service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Welcome Hall Mission which was Johann's favourite charity.
Funeral Home
Rideau Funeral Home
4275 Boul. des Sources
Dollard des Ormeaux, QC H9B 2A6
(514) 685-3344
Published in Montreal Gazette from Oct. 27 to Oct. 29, 2016
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