Sharon “Sherry” M. Zilinsky, 72, Wausau, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023 at Wellington Place, under the care of Interim Hospice.
She was born June 16, 1950 in Wausau, daughter of the late Elroy and Helen (Weisenberger) Strasser. On November 8, 1980, she married David Zilinsky at St. John Catholic Church, Edgar.
For many years, Sherry worked as a supervisor in the Billing and Collections Department at the former Wausau Insurance, now known as Liberty Mutual Insurance, until her retirement. Among her favorite pastimes, she enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, shopping and watching Wisconsin sports. She also loved to spend time with her family and decorate her home for the holidays.
Survivors include her husband, David, Wausau; two daughters, Kelly (Joshua) Denzin and Lisa (Mike Mead) Zilinsky of Wausau; two grandchildren, Alexis and Duncan Denzin; seven siblings, Jerry (Lynn) Strasser, Denny (Jayne) Strasser, Bob (Sherri) Strasser, Sandy (Tim) Witzeling, Karen (Bill) Fischer, Kathy Strasser and Terry (Jill) Strasser; and many nieces, nephews and relatives further survive.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by infant twin sisters, Mary Jane and Nancy Ann.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Holy Name Catholic Church, Wausau. Rev. Samuel Martin will preside. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com