Rose Zuber
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Obituary of Rose Zuber

Rose Zuber,

Age 96, of Colby passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the House of the Dove in Marshfield with family surrounding her with love and prayers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Colby with Rev. Peter Manickam officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Colby. Family and friends are invited to gather on Thursday at the church in Colby from 9AM until time of service. Serving as her pallbearers are her grandchildren: Amy Zuber-Sequin, Stacey LaFlamme, Trent Zuber, Becky Zuber, Jared Flesch, Jeff Flesch and Sara Peterson.

Rose was born in Thorp, WI on October 23, 1920, the daughter of Felix and Ramie (Zuzelski) Mroz. She attended country school until the eighth grade. Rose resided in rural Thorp area until moving to Chicago in 1940. While in Chicago, Rose worked at Drill Press. She was united in marriage to Stanley Zuber on April 11, 1942 in Chicago and then moved to Colby in 1946. Rose and Stanley farmed in rural Colby until 1978. Sadly, her husband passed away June 14, 1978. Rose continued working as a cook for the Colby School District providing delicious meals for countless numbers of young children.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and PCCW in Colby. Rose was also a member of the Clark County Homemakers for 50 years. Her hobbies included square dancing, crafting and she was an avid reader. She enjoyed golf and bowling and at the age of 90 bowled a 500 series.

Rose is survived by her children: Carol Zuber of De Pere, Suzanne (Ervin) Flesch of Seymour, Mark (Karen) Zuber of Eleva and Penny Zuber of Chanhassen, MN; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her siblings: Agnes Bogacz of Chicago, Clarence Mroz of Thorp, Theresa Javore of Menomonee Falls, Alice (Eddie) Bishop of Franklin and Sister-in-law Helen Mroz of Eau Claire.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Stanley; her two brothers, Johnny and Chester; her sister, Mary Bertram; her brother-in-laws Albert Bertram, Alex Bocacz and Ralph Javore, and her sister-in-laws Margaret (Margie) Mroz and Alice Mroz.

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