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Updated: 12/14/2013 08:00:01AM

John W. Vieson

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John W. Vieson

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John William Vieson, born Aug. 22, 1938, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, after a long battle against cancer.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Barbara Vieson; his daughters, Kathleen Booska (Claude) and Julie Fanelli (Rick); and grandchildren Kyle and Ryan Fanelli.

John was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati, where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. John worked for 37 years as an electrical engineer in Northern Kentucky. When not at work, he loved boating on the Ohio River with his family and friends.

John retired to Venice, Fla., in 1998, where he enjoyed golfing, friends at the Venice Yacht Club and his family in Tampa, Fla.

Services: A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Venice, Fla.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hope Lutheran Church Building Fund, 4695 Blue Rock Road, Cincinnati OH 45247.