Timothy Ward Zanca, 73, Cambria

January 18, 2019

Timothy Ward Zanca, 73, of Cambria, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Tivoli at Divine Savior in Portage.

He was born Oct. 20, 1945, in Milwaukee, the son of Jerome and Marjorie (Ward) Zanca. He graduated from Marquette Boys School. He worked in shipping and receiving for many years at Everbrite in Pardeeville and then drove truck for Jack Jones in Pardeeville. Tim served for more than 25 years as a volunteer on the Pardeeville Fire Department. He had a passion for fishing, the outdoors and animals.

Survivors include his “best catch,” Ida Abel, of Cambria; their children, Dawn Zanca, of Springfield, Missouri, Karla (Brad) Jolin, of Middleton, Steve (Dawn) Birn of Chandler, Arizona, Jennifer (Joel) Reilly of Pardeeville, and Jackie (Butch) Kirk of Wyocena; grandchildren, Dustin, Ryan, Cooper, Lauren, Owen, Samuel, Natalie and Eyan; his brother, Greg Stenberg; and several nieces, nephews and other family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Jerilyn and Karen.

A memorial visitation will be held Monday, Jan. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Grasse Funeral Home, 119 Industrial Drive, Pardeeville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Columbia County Humane Society in Timothy’s memory. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Brenda Blohm, and the staffs of Agrace Hospice and Tivoli for their care of Tim.

Online condolences may be made at www.grassefs.com. Grasse Funeral Service in Pardeeville is serving the family.

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