The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Obituaries

July 2, 2013

Wilbert Zastrow

—   Wilbert Zastrow, age 89, of Truman, formerly of the Amboy, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013, at the Truman Senior Living in Truman.

 Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 5th at 11:00 am at the Zaharia Family Funeral and Cremation Service in Truman.  Burial will take place in the Ridgelawn Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Friday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 Wilbert John Zastrow, the son of John and Wilhelmina (Ikier) Zastrow was born on December 29, 1923, in Mankato, MN.  He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Vernon Center. His family moved to a farm near Willow Creek, were Wilbert helped his dad on the farm.  Wilbert farmed until 1970.  He then owned the Zastrow Campers until his retirement in the 1990's. He was united in marriage to Loretta Boesch on July 29, 1945.  She preceded him in death in September 1971. In January 1973, he was united in marriage to Pat Petersen.  She preceded him in death in June 2007.  They wintered in Mesa, AZ for over 30 years, spending their summers at their lake cabin near Richmond, MN.

 Wilbert loved old time music, crafts, doing yard work, taking care of roses and spending time with his family.

 Wilbert is survived by his two daughters; Julaine Riewe and husband Mike Zender of Mankato and MarLeone (Steve) Williamson of Trimont, two step-sons; Gary (Trish) Petersen of Amboy and Gale (Rita) Petersen of Cold Springs, 7 grandchildren; Rhonda Salkin, Jesse (Katherine) Riewe, Jennifer (Carlos) Neira, Ryan Riewe, Jamie (Debbie) Williamson, Justin (Jill) Williamson and Stephanie (Mark) Wolhluter, many step-grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and other relatives.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his two wifes, two sisters; Rosella Boetcher and Leona Bergeman, son-in-law; Roger Riewe and grandson; Rodney Riewe.

www.zahariafamily.com

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Roland "Tiny" Joblinske

    Roland "Tiny" Joblinske, age 88, of St. James, died on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Health System- Mankato.

    August 1, 2014

  • Mike Zinni.JPG Michael Zinni

    PGA Golf Professional Michael Zinni lost his brave battle against a brief and very aggressive lung infection on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret Setzer.JPG Margaret Jean Setzer

    Margaret Jean Setzer, age 84, died peacefully July 31 at Pathstone Crossing with family by her side.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret J. Setzer

    Margaret J. Setzer, age 84, of Mankato, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Pathstone Crossing in Mankato.

    July 31, 2014

  • Ella H. Stubbs Dumdei

    Ella H. Stubbs Dumdei, age 94, of Pembroke Pines, Florida and formerly of Janesville, died peacefully on Friday, July 25, 2014 at her home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Dorothy Davis.JPG Dorothy D. Davis

     Dorothy D. Davis, age 88, of rural Lake Crystal, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her home.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy A. Sohler

    Dorothy A. Sohler, age 102 of rural Mankato, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Laurels Peak in Mankato.

    July 31, 2014

  • Michael Joseph Zinni

      Michael Joseph Zinni, 65 of Mankato died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

    July 30, 2014

  • Aunt Jean cropped-1.JPG Margaret 'Jean' Cooper

      "Jean" Cooper passed away peacefully on July 28th.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy D. Davis

       Dorothy D. Davis, age 88, of rural Lake Crystal, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her home.

    July 30, 2014