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Frances Zenk

Frances Zenk, 102, of Webster passed away Saturday October 30, 2021 at Bethesda Home in Webster. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday ***November 9, 2021*** at Christ The King Catholic Church in Webster. Interment will be at St. Otto’s Catholic Cemetery near Webster. Visitation will be at the church Monday 5-7 P.M. closing with a 7P.M. Rosary Service. Frances Catherine Wirkus was born April 30, 1919 in Grenville, South Dakota to Thomas and Anna (Koslowski) Wirkus. Her mother passed away after giving birth so Frances was raised by her grandparents Vincent and Lucy Koslowski. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Parochial School and was one of the first graduates from Grenville High School. She was united in marriage to George Francis Zenk, June 3, 1941, and made their home in Racine Township. As a housewife and loving mother, she did the housework, cooking and caring for the family as well as helping with the outside chores. George passed away April 1, 1995, and Frances continued to live on the farm with her son Dennis. She enjoyed baking and sewing for the family, completing word search puzzles, watching game shows and the Minnesota Twins. She also enjoyed receiving numerous letters and cards from extended family. She will be greatly missed by her brother Joseph Wirkus, three sons; George (Carol) of Lake Havasu, AZ, Dennis of Webster, James (Bette) of Webster, eleven grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by multiple siblings and spouses; Clara Block (Florian), Roman Wirkus (Amy), Henry Wirkus (Lillian), Thomas Wirkus (Margie), Mary Nelson (Arnie), Lampert Wirkus (Esther), and Betty Wirkus; husband, George, daughters Ruth and Eileen, an infant daughter MaryAnn, two infant grandsons Eric and Jason, and one granddaughter, Grace.

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Tribute Store Nov 9 2021 12:00 AM

With loving memories of "Frances Zenk", Heather, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Robyn Buist Nov 8 2021 12:00 AM

Please accept our condolences. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

The Hardy Family Nov 7 2021 12:00 AM

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Tribute Store Nov 5 2021 12:00 AM

Heather & Family, May your grandmothers memory continue through this living memorial. With Love and Sympathy, Julie Kuhn

Tribute Store Nov 5 2021 12:00 AM

I remember your mom and dad on Saturday nights parking on Main St. They would go shopping and your dad would get his haircut. Sorry for your loss. My mother has been dead for many years and I still miss her.

William Unke Nov 4 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Frances Zenk

Diana Beisch Nov 3 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Frances Zenk

Nancy Herr Peschong Oct 31 2021 12:00 AM

I knew Frances Zenk and a lovely person. Will be missed by many. Prayers for her family during this difficult time. RIP Frances

Nancy H Peschong Oct 31 2021 12:00 AM