Zeinert, Anna J.
Born in Town of Rietbrock, Wis., on Nov. 5, 1920 Departed Jan. 1, 2012
Anna J. Zeinert, 91, Edgar, died Sunday, January 1, 2012 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Kennedy Park Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Weston.
She was born November 5, 1920 in the town of Rietbrock, daughter of the late John and Martha (Retka) Pietrowski. On June 29, 1979, she married Celand Zeinert at St. John Catholic Church, Edgar. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1989.
Anna attended high school in Pittsburgh, PA and continued her education at St. John's University in Cleveland where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She taught school in Cleveland for many years and then taught at St. John Catholic School in Edgar for nine years until her retirement in 1984. In all, she taught for over 40 years. Anna always loved working with children and having them succeed in life. Teaching was her life.
Anna proudly put all of the graduation pictures and first communion pictures up at the church hall. Among her favorite pastimes, she enjoyed reading, music and playing horseshoes.
Survivors include, two sisters, Martha Kremsreiter and Theresa Felzkowski, both of Athens; many nieces and nephews; Celand's family; and her extended families, Gary and Kathy Schueller and family and Patty Stelter and her son, Victor.
Besides her parents and husband, Celand, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Mary Wentzka, Alvina Pempek, Leona Albrecht, Frances Koppa and Helen Urmanski; and seven brothers, Alex, Leo, Edward, Joseph, John, Francis and Michael Pietrowski.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at Noon Thursday, January 5, 2011 at St. John Catholic Church, Edgar. Rev. Robert Streveler will preside. Entombment will be in the Garden of Eternal Rest Mausoleum, Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau. Friends may call Wednesday from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. and again on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until time of services all at the church. There will be a rosary service at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the church.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Edgar is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. John Catholic School, Edgar.
Online condolences at www.petersonkraemer.com