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Rita Julia Ziglinski
November 23, 1919 - May 6, 2010


Rita Julia Ziglinski, 90, died May 6, 2010 in Stayton surrounded by her children. She was born in Jordan Oregon on November 23, 1919 to Anna and Andrew Salzl. Rita grew up on the family farm with her mother and three sisters in Jordan. Rita was married for fifty five years to John Ziglinski. She was an active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Jordan and was treasurer of the National Catholic Foresters. 

Rita loved to cook, bake, and can for her family, friends and church.  She greatly enjoyed gardening, crocheting, embroidery, square dancing with John and watching her Portland Trail Blazers. She was actively involved in her children’s, grandchildren’s and great grandchildren’s lives and touched their hearts with her love and generosity. 

Rita was preceded in death by her husband, John in 1996 and by her two sisters Ann Heuberger and Francis Riester. Survivors include: sons; Stephen Ziglinski of Jordan and Ronald (Lou Ann) Ziglinski of Sublimity; daughters Marlene (Rich) Hodory of Vancouver, WA, Carol (Russ) Forrette of Stayton, and Donna (Dan) Ensminger of Salem; sister, Hannah Duman of Jordan, eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Recitation of the Rosary will be Sunday May 9th at 7:00 pm and funeral mass on Monday May 10th at 11:00am at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Jordan. Viewing will be on May 9th from 5:00pm-9:00pm at North Santiam Funeral Service in Stayton. Interment will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Jordan. 

Contributions may be made to Regis High School in Stayton or to Lourdes Education Foundation.


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