1932 – 2016
Mary Magdalene (Marilyn) Ziska, 84, of Atkinson (formerly of Clearwater) passed away on February 26, 2016. Mass of a Christian Burial was held on March 1 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Atkinson with burial in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Atkinson.
Marilyn was born August 29, 1931 in Clearwater to Leo and Margaret (Sehi) Funk. She married Ken Ziska Sr. on February 5, 1951 at St. John’s Church near Clearwater.
Marilyn is survived by her children Sheila Elshire of Rapid City, SD; Bonny (Richard) Kilmurry of Atkinson; LuAnne Davis of Atkinson; Ken Jr. (Kim) Ziska of Atkinson; Vicki (Ken) Prothman of Atkinson; and Chuck Ziska of Atkinson; daughter-in-law Betty Ziska of Northglenn, CO; sister Vera Dell Stuhr of Elgin; sixteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ken, son Keith, brother Clarence Funk and an infant sister.