John Zinda

John Zinda

1954 - 2020
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Entered God's loving arms on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the age of 66 years. Loving husband of Mary Zinda (nee Binder). Preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Genevieve Zinda. Further survived by his sister Eileen (Bob) Fitzsimons. Son-in-law of Marlene (George) Falkenstein and Roy (Kathy) Binder. Brother-in-law of Pat (Jackie) Binder and Mike (Beverly) Binder. Further survived by many relatives and friends.

John was married to his best friend Mary for 36 years. Together they liked spending time with family and friends (especially with nieces and nephews), volunteering and traveling.

John worked as a CPA for many years for several businesses.

John was very athletic and had a love for basketball. He was also active in many organizations DSAW, Men of Christ, and many other faith groups.

John shared a sense of humor, for example, one of his neighbors called him (Wilson) when having a discussion over shared hedges.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 18255 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield on Wednesday, November 4 at 11AM. Private burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery. The funeral will be live streamed:

The family would like to extend a special Thank You to the Liver Transplant Team at UW Hospital Madison.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of the following organizations that was close to John's heart; Our UW health transplant fund- to donate in John's name go to enter fund 11290663 or mail check made out to "UW Foundation", UW Foundation, US Bank Lockbox 78807, Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807, in the memo of the check add Our UW health transplant fund in memory of John Zinda, or to the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin, or to The Prayer Garden at St. Dominic Catholic Church Brookfield or to St. Francis Seminary.
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Susan Wallick-Ruckman

Posted at 12:14pm
John will be remembered as a friend who was an example of how to live. His memories will be a testimony to me and others. He will be missed.

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Karen Maczollek

Posted at 09:45am
I'm so sorry for the loss of John in all of your lives. I remember him as such a caring & concerned man of others and he always gave me a smile when I took care of his Dad at Franciscan Woods. May our God comfort and give you a peace during this time of loss in your lives.

Karen Maczollek

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