Phyllis Ann Zarda, 66

Phyllis Ann Zarda (nee Kunde) passed away unexpectedly at her home in Everett, Wash., on Oct. 2, 2011. She was 66.

She was born on Feb. 8, 1945. A long-time resident of Washington County, Phyllis graduated from Custer High School in 1963. She was a long-time secretary at Global Union. Her love of all animals brought her to volunteer at the Milwaukee County Zoo Pride for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed writing poems and she loved to cook and bake. She also loved to travel.
Phyllis was a thoughtful person and always said her door was open to anyone.

The past five years she spent in Everett, Wash. with her life-long friend, Myron Hansen.

Phyllis is survived by her oldest son Robert Jr. (Dana) and her youngest son Eric (Jennifer), and three granddaughters, Jessica (fiancÚ Rob) Borns, Marissa and Courtney Zarda.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Mary Kunde.

She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

There will be memorial service in remembrance of Phyllis on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Cedar Spring Church, 3128 Slinger Road, Slinger.

Pastor John C. Bass will officiate at the service. A gathering will be Monday at the church from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with the service at 7 p.m.