JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Arthur Ziarnek
Of Sheller Died
At Age 48
(Photo Included)

Arthur R. Ziarnek, 48, Scheller, died at 2 p.m. Oct. 29, 1987, as a result 
of a farm accident near his home.

Mr. Ziarnek was born June 18, 1939, in Scheller, a son of Matthew and 
Theresa (Stanloch) Ziarnek.  On June 15, 1963, in Scheller, he married 
Mary Ann Patterson, who survives.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Barbara Catholic Church in Scheller 
with the Rev. Hycanith Mazuchowski and the Rev. Jerome Hibner officiating.  
Burial will follow in St. Barbara Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Fry and Frick Funeral Home in 
Waltonville.  Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his parents; two sons, Michael 
Ziarnek stationed in Hawaii with the Navy and Zachary Ziarnek at home; one 
daughter, Stacie Ziarnek at home; six sisters, Mrs. Ralph (Margaret) McCowen 
of Scheller, Mildred Przygoda of St. Louis, Mrs. Hugo (Maxine) Stein of 
Okawville, Mrs. Terry (Marcella) Patyski of Valier, Mrs. Terry (Maggie) Dees 
of Waltonville and Mrs. Luke (Mary Ann) Tomaszewski Jr. of Radom.

Mr. Ziarnek was a farmer and a coal miner.  He served in the U.S. Army Reserve 
from May 1962 to December 1967.  He was a member of AMVETS Post No. 4 in Mt. Vernon, 
American Legion at Sesser, St. Barbara Catholic Church at Scheller, Nights of 
Columbus 4th Degree Du Quoin Assembly, Nights of Columbus No. 4476 of Du Bois and 
United Mine Workers Association District No. 12.  He served as tax assessor for 
Bald Hill Township for eight years.

Mr. Ziarnek was preceded in death by one brother.







Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: 
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans


 

 

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