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Albert E Zastrow

December 24, 1948 ~ November 28, 2021 (age 72)


Albert E. Zastrow, age 72, of Wausau died on Sunday, November 28, 2021, with his family by his side after a short battle with lung cancer. 

Albert was born on December 24, 1948, in Wausau to the late Bernard and Magelian (Walters) Zastrow.  He attended Wausau East High School and then went on to work at various places including Wausau Granite, Andersons and Johnson, and most recently Marathon Cheese.  He married Joyce Habek and together they had two beautiful daughters, who he cherished this time with.  In his younger years, he enjoyed fixing cars, his Dodge Power Wagon, Fishing, and bowhunting.  He loved his puppy Whiskey and spending time with his family and grandchildren. 

Albert is survived by his daughters, Felicia (Adam) Matsche and Carrie Zastrow; grandchildren Abel and Jolene Novitzke; sisters Joanne Kroening, Rosie (Tim) Coates and Barbara (Richard) Tierney; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

He is preceded in death by his wife, Joyce, parents, sister, and brother-in-law Bernice and Bob Tress; and brother-in-law Bob Kroening. 

Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, December 6, 2021, at First Presbyterian Church, 406 Grant Street., Wausau.  The Rev. Joy Nelson-Jeffers will officiate.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until the time of services at the church on Monday. 

A special “thank you” to our family for all of their love and assistance throughout Albert’s illness and to Aspirus Home Hospice for their exceptional care.   

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December 6, 2021

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Frist Presbyterian Church (Wausau)

Memorial Service
December 6, 2021

10:30 AM
Frist Presbyterian Church (Wausau)

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