Zola Vlach, age 89, of Glenfield, ND, died Sunday, November 3, 2013, at Ave Maria Village in Jamestown, ND.
Zola Hoffman was born on April 27, 1924, the daughter of Sam and Ruth Hoffman at Merrisberg, Pennsylvania. At a young age, Zolas mother died. Zola moved with her family at a young age to ND and her family farmed in the Grace City area. Her father married Bertha Hoffman. Zola attended school at Haven III Country School. She worked for Avolt Gregor and Stanley Linderman.
On February 10, 1950, Zola was united in marriage to Joe Vlach at Grace City. They farmed and raised cattle on their farm near Glenfield. Zola entered Ave Maria Village in August 2013.
She was a master baker and enjoyed gardening along with farming and ranching. In her free time, Zola enjoyed crocheting and playing solitary She was a member of Juanita United Methodist Church, Glenfield-Sutton Band Mothers, Rebbecka Lodge of Sutton.
Zola is survived by a son, Frankie Vlach, Glenfield; two daughters, Ruth Ann (Gary) Christianson, Fargo, ND and Delores (Leon) Wright, Grace City, ND; two grandsons, Lester Wright and Scott Christianson; two great-granddaughters, Jill Wright and Lisa Christianson; one great-grandson Westin Joe Wright; two great-granddaughters Paige Christianson and Piper Polipnick; one brother, Marvin Hoffman, Carrington; two half-brothers, Duane Hoffman, McHenry, ND, and Rodney(Cheryl) Hoffman, Hillsboro, ND; two half- sisters, Gladys Black, Grove, OK, and Ora (Cyril) Pederson, Canyon Lake, CA.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Joe; two grandsons, Baby Christianson and Mark Christianson; stepmother; two half- brothers, George Rotz and Ray Hoffman; and half-sisters, Cora Galt and Doris Williams.
Visitation: Tuesday, 4:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, 9:00AM-12 Noon at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, ND.
Funeral Service: Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington, ND
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Interment: Kensal Cemetery, Kensal, ND.
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