Glen Arthur Zdrazil, 81, of Annandale
Glen Arthur Zdrazil, 81, of Annandale, formerly of Winsted, died peacefully following a battle with cancer on April 12, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Home in Howard Lake.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, April 18, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted with the Rev. Paul Schumacher as the celebrant.
Casket bearers were John Zdrazil, Julie Schlueter, Chris Schlueter, Brad Schlueter and Joe Schlueter. Interment was in the Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in Winsted.
Glen Zdrazil was born Feb. 17, 1936, the son of Joseph and Florence (Meinke) Zdrazil, in Glen Lake, Minnesota.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He was united in marriage to Marion Fasching on June 16, 1956. The couple made their living as farmers near Winsted. Mr. Zdrazil also worked for Mid America Dairymen in Winsted, for awhile doing both at the same time. In 1995, he sold the farm and moved to French Lake in Annandale.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion, both in Winsted.
For the past 10 years, Mr. Zdrazil has made his home with Juanita Butterfass on the south side of French Lake. He also worked seasonally for Dahlco Seed in Cokato. He enjoyed sight-seeing, taking pictures of his ventures, going to polka dances, and listening to the music.
He enjoyed gatherings with family and friends and always enjoyed a good laugh.
He is survived by his special friend, Juanita Butterfass; children, Julie (John) Schlueter of Winsted and John (Daryce) Zdrazil of Cornville, Maine; grandchildren, Chris (Jennifer Kragenbring) Schlueter, Brad (Charity Sturges) Schlueter, and Andrew, Phillip and Mathew Zdrazil; great-grandchildren, Joseph Schlueter, Mackenzie Sturges-Schlueter, Jaxon Schlueter and Kaylee and Elizabeth Constenius; inlaws, LeRoy Fasching of Brainerd, Melvin (Jeane) Fasching of Glencoe, Harold (Doris) Fasching of Hutchinson, Louis Fasching of Braham, Marcel (Bonnie) Fasching of Glencoe, Alberta Fiecke of Cold Spring, Elaine (Arnold) Marshall of Winsted and Carolyn Fasching of Excelsior; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Florence Zdrazil; wife, Marion; granddaughter, Melissa; half-brothers, Milan and Calvin Zdrazil; and inlaws, Virgil Fasching, Lucille Meyers and Geraldine Mueller.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family. Online condolences may be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.