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Laura Zerbel

June 27, 1916 — August 8, 2013

Laura Hilda Zerbel, age 97, of Appleton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Laura was born in Hortonville, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Henry and Lydia Gallow. In September of 1950, Laura married Arthur Zerbel Sr.; shortly after she joined Trinity Lutheran Church. She was retired from Outagamie Health Center.

Laura was known for her wonderful sense of humor. She was family oriented and took in everyone she met. Laura loved celebrating every holiday with family, especially picnics by the water. She will always be remembered as a kind, caring and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.

She is survived by four daughters, Arla Lambie of Appleton, Faye Robinson of Appleton, Ann (James) Rice of Menasha and Nancy (Gary) Cummings of Menasha; a son, Arthur (Cornelia) Zerbel Jr. of Florida; as well as 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years Arthur Zerbel; her parents; her son Terry Robinson; her granddaughter Kim Lambie; her sisters, Ruth Flunker, Elnora Schroeder, Esther Ross, Margaret Schmidt; her brothers, Ben Gallow, Clarence Gallow, Leo Gallow and David Gallow; her sister-in-law, Mae Wegenke and brother-in-law Harry Zerbel, as well as many other relatives.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

The Zerbel family would like to thank Heartland Hospice for their care and support and Dorothy Warner for her friendship and ministry.

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