A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point. Burial will be at Guardian Angel Cemetery in Stevens Point.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, until the Mass.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Shuda Funeral Chapel of Stevens Point assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mrs. Ziolkowski was born in the town of Sharon, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Theresa (Landowski) Meronek.
She was married to Joseph Ziolkowski in November of 1937. He preceded her in death.
She worked as a housekeeper in Milwaukee, made flies for Weber Tackle and retired after 20 years in school food service at P.J. Jacobs High School in Stevens Point.
She was known as the “Rosary Lady” because she made more than 7,000 rosaries that were shipped to missionaries throughout the world.
She was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point for more than 70 years, and a member of its Rosary Society for more than 50 years.
Survivors include five daughters, Barbara (Gene) Johnson and Margie (Tom) Birrenkott, both of Sun Prairie, Elaine (Geary) Rise, Tucson, Ariz., Linda (Tom) Manske, Stevens Point, and Jan (Jim) Roth, Wisconsin Rapids; one brother, Alfred Meronek; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Hubert, Ernest, Daniel and Alois Meronek; four sisters, Laura Grabowski, Clara Bloch, Helen Blarek and Alvina Meronek. One sister, Teckla Souik, recently followed in death.