Obituaries

In Memory Of

Leona I. Zvolena
February 17, 1928 - April 25, 2018

Visitation:
Sunday, April 29th, 2018 - 4:00PM to 8:00PM
York Center Methodist Church
N5895 Cty. Hwy. K
Granton, WI  54436

Services:
Monday, April 30th, 2018 - 11:00AM
York Center Methodist Church
N5895 Cty. Hwy. K
Granton, WI  54436

Full Obituary

     LEONA I. ZVOLENA, age 90, of Loyal, passed away at the House of the Dove, in Marshfield, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Monday, April 30 at York Center United Methodist Church, rural Granton. Rev. Patsy Roe will officiate, and burial will follow at the York Center Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons: Joshua, Jeremy, Andrew, Travis & Paul Zvolena, Matt Tellock, & Dominick Kortokrax. Visitation will be held at the church on Sunday, April 29 from 4pm to 8pm, and again on Monday, from 10am until time of service.
     Leona was born in Milladore, WI to John and Fern Jadack. She was raised and received her education in the Milladore area and graduated from Auburndale High School. After high school, Leona worked at Hardware Mutual Insurance now Sentry Insurance. She was united in marriage to Joseph Zvolena in 1948. They farmed in the Milladore area for several years and then moved to Loyal where they farmed until their retirement.
     She was a member of York Center Methodist Church, the Loyal American Legion Auxiliary, the Clark County Homemakers, the Czech Slovak Singers, and served on the Town of York Election Board for many years.
Leona loved spending time with her family and had many interests including gardening, baking, canning, square dancing, and their many fishing trips to Canada.
     She will be dearly missed by her husband, Joe, of Loyal; 3 daughters: Judy Lord (Wally Baehr) of Withee, Barbara (Bill) Kortokrax of Cedar Lake, IN, Cindy (Dan) Burns of Marshfield; 4 sons: Jesse (Yvette) Zvolena of Loyal, Mike (Nancy) Zvolena of Loyal, Ted (Pat) Zvolena of Loyal, Roger (Lori) Zvolena of Spencer; 22 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; one daughter-in-law: Cindy Zvolena of Loyal; one brother: Robert Jadack of Wisconsin Rapids; one brother-in-law: Eugene Richardson of Hayward and many nieces & nephews.
     She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, John Zvolena; her daughter-in-law, Pamela Zvolena; and 2 sisters; Loretta (Reiny) Feit and Lorraine Richardson.
     The family would like to give their heartfelt thank you to the staff of The House of Dove for their loving and compassionate care of Leona.
     In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to The House of Dove or York Center United Methodist Church of Granton, WI in Memory of Leona.