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Michael William Zeznik

September 9, 1930 - June 11, 2020


The sad passing of Michael W. Zeznik occurred June 11th, 2020, in the Nelson hospital.

Michael was born in Cranbrook, BC on September 9th, 1930 to Gillay and Julia (Frost) Zeznik.   He and his family moved to Nelson, BC in 1941. He moved in July of 1941, as did his wife to be, Connie. He lived in Nelson for the remainder of his life with her. Michael started his career as a steam engine fireman for CPR at the age of 16, moving to Greyhound and the City of Nelson for the final 19 years of his work life. Michael married, his wife of almost 69 years, Constance L Mayer in Nelson, BC, August 22, 1951. Together they raised 5 children, Mick, Linda, Gary, Richard, and Karen. They welcomed, through the years, grandchildren, Michelle, Travis, Sarah, Lee, Aidan and Brynn and great grandchildren, Brieanna, Dax, Piper and Soren. Michael is survived by his wife, Connie, children Mick, Linda, Gary (Tanya), Rich, and Karen (Andrew), grandchildren Michelle (Mike), Travis (Tara), Sarah (Matt), Lee, Aidan, Brynn and great grandchildren, as well as, sister Marion and (Tony) Fasio, brother Gene and (Sandy) Zeznik, and their families. He enjoyed days fishing and being in nature, travelling with Connie, spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Michael was laid to rest in the Nelson Cemetery.

His big smile and beautiful blue eyes will be missed every day.


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Service Schedule

  Graveside Service

Date & Time:
October 7, 2020

Michael was laid to rest in the Nelson Cemetery.

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