AGNES CATHERINE ZAWILINSKI
80, of Cass City, died Monday, September 7, 2020 in her home. She was born November 12, 1939 in Bad Axe, one of ten children born to Fritz and Helen (Boogaard) VanErp. She married Walter Zawilinski February 8, 1964 in St. Columbkille Catholic Church, Ubly. He died January 26, 2014.
Aggie was employed as a bookkeeper for the Bad Axe Grain Elevator until she married Walter. In 1973, she went to work for Walbro and retired thirty-two years later in 2005. Aggie also helped Walter at the Cass Tavern which he owned and ran with his brother, Martin. She was a devout member of St. Pancratius Catholic Church of Cass City, where she was very involved in many activities. Aggie’s hobbies included sewing, gardening and shopping at garage sales.
Agnes is survived by her daughter-in-law, Anna Zawilinski of Cleveland, OH; grandchildren: Megan, Kateri, Sarah; brothers: Bill (Kay) VanErp of Canton Township; Bob (Sue) VanErp of Bad Axe; sisters: Mary Kubacki of Ubly; Florence (Norman) Briolat of Romeoville, IL; Evelyn Schadd of Filion; sister-in-law: Carol VanErp of Bad Axe; many nieces and nephews. Agnes is preceded in death by her husband; son, Fred Zawilinski; siblings: Marcella (W.J.) Campbell, Dorothy (Robert) Schmidt, Joseph VanErp, Albert (Ruth Ann) VanErp, Albert Kubacki, Earl Schadd; in-laws: Bruno (Martha) Zawilinski, John (Marge) Zawilinski, Martin (Virginia) Zawilinski, Frances (Jack) Hrabec; nephews: Jerry Zawilinski, Pete Zawilinski, Philip Zawilinski.
Private Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 18, 2020 in Our Lady Consolata Parish, St. Pancratius Catholic Church with Rev. Theo Nnabugo officiating. Internment in Elkland Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Our Lady Consolata Parish, St. Pancratius Catholic Church. Friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com. Attendees are also kindly reminded to wear a mask or other facial covering while in church and at the graveside and maintain proper social distancing.
Arrangements by Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
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