Obit: Zank, Leona W. (1892 - 1990)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 08/08/1990

Zank, Leona W. (1892 - 1990)

Leona W. Zank, 97, Marshfield, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 1990, at Marshfield Living Center, Marshfield. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 7, 1990, at 1 p.m. at Pine Valley Lutheran Church, Neillsville. Rev. Alice Hill officiated and burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Family and friends served as pallbearers.

Leona Sukow was born Aug. 30, 1892, in Oshkosh, to Charles and Augusta (nee Bruesemeister) Sukow. She received her education in Oshkosh and also at Silver Crest School in rural Neillsville. After school she worked in the home. She married Emil Zank Oct. 6, 1910, in Neillsville. He preceded her in death April 24, 1962. After her marriage she and her husband lived in the Neillsville area. She was a member of Pine Valley Lutheran Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Elsie Zank, Neillsville Mrs. Rufus (Clara) Karl, Neillsville and Mrs. William (Gladys) Schaal, Sarasota, Fla. five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, three sisters and one brother.

Gesche Funeral Home handled the arrangements.



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