Johannes "John" Visser, 57, died March 17, 1991 at home in Chatsworth, California, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born July 1, 1933 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands to Johanna Maria Visser and the late Engelbertus Cornelius Visser. Came to United States in 1948. Married Elizabeth (Betty) Hekking on May 21, 1953 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. John graduated from the University of Utah in Electrical Engineering. Worked for Litton Industries as an engineer associated with the development of laser guidance systems. John received a letter of commendation from the Governor of California, George Deukmejian, stating in part " ...for exemplary effort in the Aerospace Program as Director and Creator of the Ring Laser Gyro Guidance System and Hybrid Lab". A man of great faith, he was active in the LDS Church serving in many church callings. His most important work, however, was the work he did within the walls of his home. He was a kind and loving son, husband, father, brother and grandfather. While he will be deeply missed by those who loved him, the example of his life will live on in the hearts of all who knew him.Survived by his wife, Betty; three children, Anthony "Tom", (Joann), Idaho Falls, Idaho; Diana (Dan) Fuller, Mission Viejo, California; JoAnn (Stefan) Miles, Valencia, California; mother; sister, Rini Florena (Wilford) Hubert, both of Salt Lake City; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 22, 12 noon, in the Larkin Mortuary Chapel, 260 East South Temple, where friends may call Thursday evening 6-8 p.m., and Friday, one hour prior to services. Interment, Larkin Sunset Lawn.
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