A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover, with Msgr. Jeffery Burrill officiating. Burial was in the St. Bronislava Parish Cemetery.
Visitation was at the Pisarski Community Funeral Home of Plover Tuesday and at the church Wednesday until the Mass.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Zynda was born Nov. 13, 1942, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Stanley and Susan (Guzman) Zynda Sr. He attended St. Peter Grade School, Sacred Heart Grade School in Polonia and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School.
He entered the United States Army on June 24, 1964, in Milwaukee. He served as a specialist 4th class in Germany. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Expert Rifleman’s Badge and the Drivers & Mechanics Badge. He was honorably discharged on June 15, 1966, at Fort Hamilton, New York
After his services duties, he ran his older brother’s milk route for him during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
He was married to Patricia Bronk on Oct. 22, 1966, at St. Ladislaus Catholic Church in Bevent. She preceded him in death on July 24, 2007.
After the marriage the couple settled in Stevens Point.
Besides working on his father’s farm, he was employed at Cornell Paper mill in Milwaukee for a number years, and then Lullabye Furniture in Stevens Point.
Mr. Zynda then bought his own milk route and hauled cans of milk for three years for Arnott Creamery. He then began work at Consolidated Paper Mill (now Stora Enso) for more than 35 years until his retirement in 2003.
Survivors include one daughter, Sarah (Scott Dye) Zynda-Lemieux, Wisconsin Rapids; three sons, Paul (Lori) and Walter, both of Wisconsin Rapids, and Michael (Christa), Rosholt; two brothers, Raymond and Daniel (Mary Jane), both of Stevens Point; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one son, David; and two sisters, Margaret Kaminski and Delores Gorecki.