Obit: Zasoba, Hope (1917 - 1982)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Zasoba, Zschernitz, Wildish, Jacobson, Hemp, Church, Rodman, Bever, Barber, Simek, Brown, Slayton, Fugarino, Hohmann, Noble, Musil

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/11/1982

Zasoba, Hope (6 November 1917 – 28 February 1982)

Mrs. Lester (Hope) Zasoba, age 64, died in her Hatfield home on Sunday morning, February 28.

The deceased was born on November 6, 1917, in Neillsville, to Allen and Bertha (Zschernitz) Wildish. She received her education in Neillsville. On December 31, 1936, she married Lester W. Zasoba in Neillsville ceremonies. The couple lived in Clark County for several years and then moved to Milwaukee, where she held various jobs, including employment at Alioto’s Restaurant. They moved to the Hatfield area in 1978.

Surviving her, besides her husband, is a son, John, Oconomowoc; two daughters, Mrs. Alan (Sandra) Jacobson of Franklin and Mrs. Matt (Leslie) Hemp of Neillsville; four sisters, Mrs. George (Leah) Church of Neillsville, Mrs. Aline Rodman of College Place, Wash, Mrs. Mrs. Anita Bever of Fort Worth, Tex., and Mrs. Charles (Mariam) Barber of Houston, Tex.; a brother, John Wildish, Helena, Mont.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and a sister.

Funeral services were held from the Gesche Funeral Home, in Neillsville on Wednesday afternoon, March 3. The Rev. William Noble of the United Methodist Church officiated and special music for the funeral was offered by Mrs. Iris Musil.

Burial made in the Neillsville City Cemetery, with William Simek, Walter Brown, Mark and Marvin Hemp and Louis and James Zschernitz as pallbearers.

Attending the service from out-of-town were Mrs. Aline Rodman, College Place, Wash.; Mrs. Charles Barber, Dallas, Tex.; Daniel Slayton, San Antonio, Tex.; Mrs. Sam Fugarino, Colgate ; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Church, West Allis; Mrs. Gen Hohmann, Wis. Rapids; and John Wildish, Helena, Mont.




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