Fae Lorraine Zitzner, 89, of Viroqua died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, after a brief illness at Vernon Memorial Hospital.
Fae was born April 23, 1928, in Viroqua to Lewis and Aleda Tollefson and raised by Tollef and Mabel Bolstad. Fae graduated from Viroqua High School in 1945. On Dec. 11, 1946, she married the late Lloyd “Bub” Zitzner. They raised two children. Fae and Bub farmed in Franklin Township between Fargo and Liberty Pole. Fae was a devoted wife and mother and was active on the day to day farm functions. Fae was very involved with her beloved Liberty Pole United Methodist Church especially the United Methodist women’s group and her grandchildren. She was an ardent Packer, Badger, and Brewer fan and enjoyed spending time and interacting with her grandchildren.
Fae leaves behind son, Duane and his wife, Kay of Cupertino, Calif.; and son, Arden and his wife, Lynn of rural Viroqua. She also leaves behind a brother, Graydon “Gus” Tollefson (Shirley) in Viroqua; and a sister, Pat Wistenberg (Phil) of Green Bay. Fae also is leaving behind four grandchildren, (Chad Zitzner of San Jose, Calif., Jerrid “Buddy” Zitzner of Viroqua, Nicolle Wang of Saratoga, Calif., and Tolla Lepke of rural Viroqua); nine great-grandchildren, (Keira and Reid Zitzner, Ciara Zitzner, Jonathan and Sadie Wang, Seth and Chandlor Volden, Axell and Dustin Lepke); and two great-great grandchildren, (Maci and Talon Lepke); plus numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bub; sister,s Shirley, Bea, Thelma “Tam”, Deloris “Lory”; and brothers, La-Verne “Sonny” and Wayne.
Blessed be her memory.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at the Liberty Pole United Methodist Church. Pastor Jean Waldron will officiate with burial to follow in the Liberty Pole Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home (123 W. Decker/Hwy. 56) in Viroqua. Friends may also call at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.
Online Condolences may be offered at www.VossFH.com.
The Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family.