Obit: Zak, Anthony (1924 - 2012)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt

Surnames: Becker, Gerlich, Siska, Stevens, Zak

----Source: The Abbotsford Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 11/21/2012

Zak, Anthony "Tony" (6 FEB 1924 - 12 NOV 2012)

Anthony "Tony" Zak, age 88, of Little Black, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at House of the Dove Hospice in Marshfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville. A visitation will be held on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Stetsonville.

Tony was born on February 6, 1924 to Joseph and Julia (Siska) Zak in Little Black. He received his education from Dorchester schools.

Tony and Elizabeth Becker were joined in marriage on May 26, 1951 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corp, then in 1941 he began work for Soo Line Railroad as a section foreman until retirement in 1986.

Tony was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He enjoyed going to auctions, spending time outdoors, gardening and hunting.

Tony is survived by his sons, James Zak of Stetsonville, Thomas (Melissa) Zak of Stetsonville and Joseph Zak of Stetsonville; his grandchildren, Tonya, Heather, Antonia, James Jr., Chris, Jennifer, Chelsea, Megan, Jordan and Holly. He is further survived by his brothers, Victor (Elizabeth) Zak of Abbotsford and Michael Zak of Stetsonville, and his sisters, Ann Gerlich of Chicago, Ill., and Margaret (Clifford) Stevens.

Tony is preceded in death by his siblings, Frank, Rudy and Irene.

The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home of Dorchester assisted the family with funeral arrangements. Friends may send online condolences to



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