Elaine H. Zak
1929 - 2013
Elaine H. Zak, 83, of Kenosha, died on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Wynwood Assisted Living.
A lifelong resident of Kenosha, she was born on Dec. 14, 1929, and was the daughter of the late Mary Nemila. She attended local schools and was a 1948 graduate from Mary D. Bradford High School.
On Oct. 2, 1948, at St. Anthonys Catholic Church, she was united in marriage to Paul Zak.
Elaine was a dedicated homemaker and she enjoyed the time she was employed in the office with Nash-Kelvinator.
She was a life member of the Kenosha Bradford Alumni Association and the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Auxiliary.
In her younger years, Elaine was a talented seamstress and liked to learn new crafting techniques and ideas. She played bingo and several dice games. Elaine enjoyed bird watching and international travel. She loved her trip to Greece and always dreamed of one day going to Tahiti. Above all, she loved being with her granddaughter and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Paul; her two children, Cheryl (Bruce) LaCount of Pleasant Prairie, and Michael (Adele) Zak of Kenosha; her beautiful granddaughter, Michelle (Jeff) Niedfeldt of Racine; and her two adoring great grandchildren, Wynter Lillie and Jolie Jalayna Niedfeldt.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her grandmother, Marie Nemila; her brother, Bill Karges; her aunt, Irene and her cousin, Marianne.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at 12 Noon at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. A visitation for Elaine will be held on Thursday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
The family would like to thank the staffs of Wynwood Assisted Living and Hospice Alliance, Inc. for all the loving care that was provided to Elaine.
Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3720 39th Avenue
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144
Online Condolences at www.piasecki-althaus.com