April 27, 1907 ~ April 30, 2004
Mercedes Ziska, 97, of Decatur, IL formerly of Sorento, IL passed away Friday, April 30, 2004 at 5:03 AM at Fair Havens Christian Home in Decatur.
She was born April 27, 1907 in Cavour, South Dakota the daughter of Joseph and Anna Marie (Nedball) Ziska. Preceding her in death were brothers, Louis Ziska, Leonard and Wesley Sacket; Sister, Marie Georgi.
Ms. Ziska worked in the lab at Olin Corporation of Alton as a Quality Control Inspector before her retirement. She was a member of the Sorento Assembly Of God Church since 1926 and the Sorento American Legion Post# 713 Auxiliary.
Survivors: Brothers, Edwin Ziska of Roseau, Minnesota and Francis Davis of Sorento, Illinois; Sisters, Dorothy White of Carlyle, Illinois and Audrey Mallory of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Many Nieces and Nephews, Great Nieces and Nephews and Great Great Nieces and Nephews.
Friends may call Monday, May 3, 2004 from 1:00-3:00 PM at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento. Funeral Services will be held Monday, May 3 at 3:00 PM at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento, with Rev. Willis Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Sorento.
Memorials may be made to the Fair Havens Christian Home, 1790 South Fairview A venue, Decatur, Illinois, 62521.
Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento is in charge of arrangements.