- [S5] Obituary.
Jennie Horzen, 101, a resident of Sunny Ridge Health Card Center for the past three years, died on Tuesday, May 11, 1993 at St. Nicholas Hospital.
Jennie was born in Hotedrsica, Slovenia, Yugoslavia on June 2, 1891. She was the eldest of seven children born to Stephen and Johanna (Nagode) Menart. She came to Sheboygan with a cousin on Decemeber 12, 1912.
On October 26, 1914, she was united in marriage to Frank Horzen Sr. at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. He preceded her death on July 17, 1966.
Jennie had been employed by various Sheboygan industries beginning with the Vollrath Company in 1913. She retired from Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center in 1965.
On the occasion of her 100th birthday, she was visited by Marijan Prah, an envoy from Slovenia, which had just proclaimed its independance.
Jennie enjoyed working in her garden and spent many hours making afghans, which she gave to family and friends. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed reading, especially articles in her native language.
Jennie was the last charter memeber of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, the last living past president of the Christian Womens Society and a member of the Holy Trinity Society, Lodge 22, CCU.
Jennie is survived three daughters, Alvina Horzen, Sheboygan; Betty King, Oshkosh; Rose MAry Ferris, Appleton. 17 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Frank Horzen, Jr; two grandchildren, one great grandchild, four brothers and two sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, 10:30 am at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. The REv. Richard Fleischman, pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will follow in Greendale Cemetery. Brief family rites will precede the mass at 10 am at the Ramm-Ziegler-Novak-Rettke Funeral Home, Northside Chapel.
Friends may call at the funeral home, 726 Michigan Ave., on Thursday evening from 4 until 8 pm. A parish vigil will be held at 6:30 pm.
Memorials in Jennie's nae may be directed to Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.