Alberta M. Zawadzke

March 09, 1933 - August 18, 2013

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Obituary

Private family services and visitation will be held in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.

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Alberta M. “Bert” Zawadzke, 80, of Avilla died Sunday, August 18, 2013, at 7:55 p.m. in her residence.

She was a lifetime area resident.

She had worked at Magnavox, Taylor Made and along with her husband was a Part Owner of Paul’s Tavern, all in Kendallville.

Mrs. Zawadzke was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Avilla. She was a woman of strong faith and that helped her through her illness. She loved her family and enjoyed cooking for them at the holidays. Bert was a great golfer and in 1970 set the woman’s par record at the Elks Country Club in Kendallville with a 38.

She was born March 9, 1933, in Allen Township, Noble County, to Roy & Blanche (Croupe) Sayles. On June 14, 1950, in St. John Lutheran Church, Kendallville, she married Paul “Buck” Zawadzke. He preceded her in death July 3, 1996.

Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Peggy and Harry Draper of LaOtto, Cindy and Larry Wineland of Avilla; a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Mary Zawadzke of Big Long Lake; five grandchildren; two step grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Gladys Braun of Fort Wayne, Juanita Harmes of Corunna, and Darlene Morris of Ohio.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Bonnie Hypes; and four brothers, Robert Sayles, Roy Sayles, Judd Sayles, and Cecil Sayles.

Private family services and visitation will be held in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville, with Rev. Patrick Kuhlman of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Avilla will be officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are to Immanuel Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 188, Avilla, IN 46710.

View a video tribute after Thursday or send to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Phil & Diane Marshall
August 22nd, 2013 8:41pm
Kendallville

Cindy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Teresa Zawadzke Wells
August 20th, 2013 11:44pm
Wolcottville, IN

Sure loved this woman! So many good memories of her. Most of the time she was laughing or making me laugh. We were all blessed to have her in our lives. Love to you all!

Marie Wilson
August 20th, 2013 1:58pm
Kendallville

Juanita,wanted to send condolences to you in this time of sadness.

Bonnie Boitnott Lough
August 20th, 2013 1:23am
Normal, IL

My Sincere Sympathy. A wonderful lady.