SIOUX CITY -- Mary Zukowski, 87, of Sioux City, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at her daughter's residence following a brief illness.
Mary Zukowski was born Oct. 18, 1915, in Sioux City, the daughter of Anthony and Julia (Zielenkiewicz) Dabrowski. She attended St. Francis Grade School and graduated from East High School in 1933. She graduated from the National Business Training College in Sioux City in 1935.
On Sept. 27, 1947, she married Ben S. Zukowski at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Scranton, Pa. She was a longtime Sioux City resident. She was employed with Wincharger in the accounting department for several years. She worked for T.S. Martin and Younkers Davidson's in sales. She served as a demonstrator of foods and products for grocery stores and merchandisers.
Mr. Zukowski died March 7, 1980, in Sioux City.
She was baptized and confirmed at St. Francis Catholic Church in Sioux city. She was a member there until joining Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She was an active member of St. Francis Church, serving as president of St. Francis Pulaski Auxiliary Club. She also was a member of Court Ave Maria 269 of the Catholic Daughters of America. She was a former member of the Sioux City Women's Club.
Survivors include a daughter, Joanne Fox and her husband, Dean, of Sioux City; and four grandsons, Brian Fox and his wife, Jennifer, of Omaha, and Alex, Eric and Michael Fox, all of Sioux City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a brother, Walter Dabrowski.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Friday) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sioux City with the Rev. Steven Brodersen officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Sioux City. Visitation was from 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday, with a Catholic Daughters of America rosary at 4 p.m., the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., and a Scripture service at 7 p.m., all at the Larkin Morningside Chapel in Sioux City.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Brian, Alex, Eric and Michael Fox.
Memorials in her name may be directed to the Carmelite Monastery.