Emily A. Zentner, 95, of Marshfield, formerly of Medford, passed away Monday December 26, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where she was under the care of St. Joseph Hospice and Palliative Care.
Emily was born June 28, 1921 in the Town of Hansen, Wood County, WI to George and Emma (Braeger) Zentner. She attended Westboro Grade School, and was a 1940 Graduate of Westboro High School.
She is survived by her sister Mildred (late Paul) Sweningson, Nephew Paul Sweningson, and very special Great Nephew Ethan Sweningson, all of Marshfield, and several nieces and nephews.
Emily is preceded in death by her Parents, Brothers: George, David, Victor Zentner, and Twin Brother Emmett Zentner.
Emily worked for over 40 years at Hurd Millwork. She enjoyed shopping at malls, bird watching, flower gardening and completing crossword puzzles. She loved spending time with her family, especially her Great Nephew Ethan. She was a former member of the Chequamegon Bird Club, and enjoyed volunteering at area nursing homes where she played cards with residents.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday December 31, 2016 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford chapel. Pastor David Clements will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until the time of services at 11 AM. Burial of cremated remains will take place at Mt. Olive Cemetery, at a later date.
Memorial donations in honor of Emily A. Zentner can be given to St Joseph's Hospice, Palliative Care Unit. Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com