Martha Maria Zenker, 91, of Elk Grove, CA, passed away on Thursday,         November 22, 2018, under hospice care at California Care Homes.

Martha was born on March 26, 1927 to Friedrich and Katharina Brosz in Gackle, ND. She was united in marriage to Jacob Zenker on March 23, 1947. To this union wore born 5 children: James, Leslie, Roger, Larry, and Colleen.

Martha is survived by her husband of 71 years, Jacob (Elk Grove, CA), sons James (Deanna), Gackle, ND, Leslie (Sue), Elk Grove, CA, Roger (Marti), Elk Grove, CA, Larry (Peggy), Wilton, CA, and daughter Colleen (Eldon) Nice, Jackson, CA; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Elmer Brosz.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents, sister Anna, brothers Joseph John, Eddie, Albert, Alvin, Joseph, John, and Benjamin.

A memorial service was held November 28, 2018 at Herberger Family Elk Grove Funeral Chapel. Internment was in Dixon National Veterans Cemetery.

Any memorials my be sent to the National Alzheimer’s Association.

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