June 21st, 2008 – Saturday, January 21, 2008
St. Albert Catholic Church of
Wednesday, June 25th, 2008
Margaret Elizabeth Zachman, age 71, of Monticello died Saturday, June 21, 2008 at her residence.
She was born on July 18, 1936 in Brownsville, Minnesota the daughter of John & Ceal Frein Bottema.
On May 18, 1957, Margaret Bottema & Kenneth Zachman were joined in holy marriage. The couple made their home on the family farm where they raised their children. Margaret was also a former receptionist at The Dental Center.
She was a faithful member of St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville and belonged to its Christian Mothers.
Margaret enjoyed The Red Hats and was an active volunteer. She was fond of quilting, spending time with her grandchildren and flower gardens.
Survived by loving children: Patty (Ken) Valen of Princeton, Mike (Dawn) Zachman of Monticello, Michelle Zachman of Minnetonka, Mary (Todd) Vandal & Scott (Jeanne) Zachman all of Albertville and Cindy (Bill) Kisch of St. Michael; fifteen grandchildren and one great grandchild; sisters & a brother: Bonita (James) Wemhoff, Bill (Linda) Bottema and Anne (Phillip) Firschmon; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her husband: Kenneth “Kenny” Zachman, an infant son: Michael Kenneth, her parents, two sisters & four brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret Zachman was held at 11:30 Wednesday, June 25th at The Church of St. Albert in Albertville. Private interment St. Albert’s Cemetery.
A visitation was held at the Church on Tuesday, June 24th from 4-8 P.M.
Honorary Casket Bearers were John Firschmon, Julie Meyer, Billy Bottema, Janelle Kowalkski, Mark Barthel and Sue Johnson.
Casket Bearers were Sarah Valen-Davis, Joe Vandal, Abbey Valen, Kayla Vandal, Jared Zachman, Jesse Zachman, Vanessa Zachman, Chris Valen,
Nichole Zachman, Matthew Kisch, Mitchell Zachman, Jennifer Kisch, Kaitlyn Zachman & Jonathan Kisch