Virgean Ziska, age 93, of Sunburg, Minnesota, formerly of Norwood Young America, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at Miriam Manor in Sunburg, Minnesota.
Memorial Services will be held Sunday, November 1, 2015, 2:00 P.M. at Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, Minnesota, with interment at Forest Hill Cemetery in Norwood Young America, Minnesota.
Gathering of Family & Friends will be held Sunday, November 1, 2015, 1:00-2:00 P.M., one hour prior the service at the chapel.
Virgean Lucille (Holt) Ziska was born on November 28, 1921, in Ellsworth, Iowa. She was the daughter of George and Anne (Braland) Holt. Virgean was baptized as an infant on January 6, 1922, at Tabitha Lutheran Church in Rose Grove, Iowa, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth on May 9, 1937, at Windom Evangelical Church in Windom, Minnesota. She attended Windom Country School till the 8th grade.
On December 22, 1962, Virgean was united in marriage to Louis Ziska at Windom Evangelical Church in Windom, Minnesota. The couple made their home in Bongards and Norwood Young America, Minnesota. In 2001, Virgean became a resident of assisted livings in Victoria, Murdock and spent the last 4 years in Sunburg, Minnesota. Virgean and Louis shared over 34 years of marriage together until Louis passed away on November 9, 1997.
In addition to being a loving wife, Virgean was a homemaker. Virgean was a member at the Methodist Church in Norwood Young America, Minnesota, where she served on the Ladies Aid. She was also on a bowling league in Norwood Young America.
Virgean enjoyed embroidering, baking, cooking, taking pictures, bird watching, gardening and traveling with her husband. She loved spending time with her family and friends.
Virgean passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at Miriam Manor in Sunburg, Minnesota, at the age of 93 years and 11 months.
Blessed be her memory.
Virgean is survived by her:
Brother, Frank Holt and his wife, Lenora, of Sunburg, MN;
Nieces & Nephews, Joanne Kujawa and her husband, Shawn, of Spicer, MN,
Ramona Just and her husband, James, of Kirkhoven, MN,
Marilyn Larson and her husband, Dale, of Pennock, MN,
Dennis Holt and his wife, Lori, of Sunburg, MN,
David Holt and his wife, Cathy, of Sunburg, MN,
James Holt and his wife, Marie, of Windom, MN,
Rodney Holt and his wife, Carol, of Windom, MN,
Roger Holt and his wife, Tammy, of Windom, MN,
John Holt and his wife, Judy, of Windom, MN,
Lisa Holt of Windom, MN;
Many Great Nieces & Nephews.
Virgean is preceded in death by her Parents, George and Anne Holt; Husband, Louis Ziska; Brothers, James Holt, Milford Holt.
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