Obit: Zawacki, Ann J. (1921 - 2010)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Zawacki, Tekla, Chmiel,
Leppert, Jung, Soltys, Kobbeman
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark
Co., WI.) March 21, 2010
Zawacki, Ann J. (2 December 1921 - 22
Ann J. Zawacki, 88, loving mother and
grandmother, of Rockford, died Monday, March 22, 2010, at Bickford
House of Rockford.
She was born on December 2, 1921, in
Chicago, receiving her Bachelors of Science in 1950, and went on to
Taylor Teacher College, graduating in 1958.
She was married on July 3, 1950, to her
beloved husband, Frank H. Zawacki, who preceded her in death on
January 1, 2009. Frank and Ann lived the first 13 years of
their married life in Withee/Thorp, Wisconsin. Frank farmed
and Ann taught first grade at Owen School. Later Ann was a
teacher for the Rockford School District, teaching at Whitehead and
Rolling Green Elementary Schools. She was a member of the Teachers
Union, the Retired Teachers Association, and the Alpha Delta Kappa
A long time member of St. Rita Catholic
Church and St. Rita VIP Seniors’ Club, she served as Social
Chair for many years. She enjoyed shopping, gardening and
traveling. She was also an avid reader, card player and liked
to work on puzzles. Although Ann was a full-time teacher, she
was also a full-time mom and a wonderful, caring woman and will be
missed by all.
Survivors include her daughters, Alice
Leppert-Jung (Marlin Jung) of Madison and Donna Soltys (Dr. Brian)
of Rockford; grandchildren; Doug and Brent Soltys and Abby and
Brian Jung (step-grandson).
Funeral Mass is at 11 a.m., on Saturday, April 17, at St. Rita Catholic Church, 6254 Valley Knoll Drive, with Monsignor Kobbeman officiating. Inurnment will be at Arlington Memorial Park. Visitation will be in the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family will be for a fund established at a later date.
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