April 24, 2020 – Theresa, WI – Frederick William “Fred” Zingsheim, 78, of Theresa went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac.
Fred was born on February 28, 1942 at home in the township of Hustisford, the son of Paul and Catherine Zingsheim (nee Lischka). On October 23, 1971 he was united in marriage to Dianne L. Kruzan. Fred attended Hustisford Grade School and then Mayville High School. After high school, he worked on his dad’s farm, and then served in the United States Army for 8 years. In that time, he was stationed in Germany until his deployment to Vietnam for 31 months. He belonged to the Theresa American Legion Post 270 for 50 years, and belonged to the Mayville VFW Post 10170. After his military service he worked numerous jobs and then went to Broan Nu-Tone where he retired in 2001, after 31 years of service.
Fred loved spending his summers up north at his mobile home with his wife just to relax, go fishing, and going to casinos. He loved his Wisconsin Badgers and other sports. In the winter months he loved deer hunting, bowling couple’s leagues and dart leagues. Most of all he enjoyed a good game of Sheepshead.
Fred is survived by his wife, Dianne of 48 ½ years; one sister, Rita Schulties; Dianne’s sister, Linda (Courtney) Daniel; brother-in-law, Roy Ewert; and sister-in-law, Marilyn Zingsheim. He is further survived by two godchildren, Tracie (Kurt) Frank and Stephanie Klemme; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Catherine Zingsheim; two infant brothers, Harvey and Harvey; three brothers, Dan, Eugene, and Philip Zingsheim; and three sisters, Veronica Ewert and Genevive (Wilfred) Schmidt, and Pauline (William) Kenealy; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, James and Arlene Kruzan (nee Hoepner).
Due to current restrictions, a private burial service will be held for Fred’s family at Theresa Union Cemetery. Fred’s service will be recorded. The video of the service will be posted on our website.
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