February 17, 1936 – Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Holy Trinity Catholic Church – Winsted
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Chilson Funeral Home – Winsted
Monday, April 17, 2017
Glen Arthur Zdrazil, age 81 of Annandale and formerly Winsted, passed away peacefully following his battle with cancer on April 12, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Home in Howard Lake.
Glen was born the son of Joseph and Florence (Meinke) Zdrazil on February 17, 1936 in Glen Lake, MN.
He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Era.
Glen was united in marriage to Marion (Fasching) on June 16, 1956. Glen, along with his wife Marion made their living as farmers near Winsted. Glen also worked for the Mid America Dairymen in Winsted, for a while doing both at the same time. In 1995 Glen sold the farm and moved to French Lake in Annandale.
Glen was a member of the Knights of Columbus and also the American Legion both of Winsted, MN.
For the past ten years Glen has made his home with Juanita Butterfass on the south side of French Lake. He also worked seasonally for Dahlco Seed in Cokato. Glen enjoyed sight-seeing, taking pictures of his ventures, going to Polka dances and listening to the music.
Glen enjoyed gatherings with family and friends and always loved a good laugh.
Glen is preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Florence Zdrazil; wife Marion; granddaughter Melissa; half-brothers Milan and Calvin Zdrazil. In-Laws Virgil Fasching, Lucille Meyers and Geraldine Mueller
He is survived by special friend Juanita Butterfass; children Julie (John) Schlueter of Winsted, MN and John (Daryce) Zdrazil of Cornville, ME; grandchildren Chris (Jennifer Kragenbring) Schlueter, Brad (Charity Sturges) Schlueter, Andrew, Phillip and Mathew Zdrazil; great grandchildren Joseph Schlueter, Mackenzie Sturges-Schlueter, Jaxon Schlueter, Kaylee and Elizabeth Constenius; In-laws , LeRoy Fasching of Brainerd, MN, Melvin (Jeane) Fasching of Glencoe, MN, Harold (Doris) Fasching of Hutchinson, MN, Louis Fasching of Braham, MN, Marcel (Bonnie) Fasching of Glencoe, MN, Alberta Fiecke of Cold Spring, MN, Elaine (Arnold) Marshall of Winsted, MN and Carolyn Fasching of Excelsior, MN; also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation for Glen will be held Monday, April 17 from 4-8 p.m. with a Knights of Columbus rosary at 5:00 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. all at The Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted, MN. Glen’s visitation will continue, Tuesday, April 18 at 9:00 a.m. also at The Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.
Mass of Christian Burial for Glen will be held Tuesday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Winsted.
Celebrant for the mass is Father Paul Schumacher.
Casket bearers for Glen were John Zdrazil, Julie Schlueter, Chris Schlueter, Brad Schlueter and Joe Schlueter.
Interment to follow in the Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in Winsted.
Luncheon following at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred in memory of Mom and Missy.