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Emily K. Zousel

Cedar Rapids

Emily K. Zousel, 95, of Cedar Rapids, died at her home Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church by Father Christopher Podhajsky. Burial: St. Joseph's Cemetery, Cedar Valley, rural West Branch. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Thursday at the church, where a rosary will begin at 9:15 a.m. Papich-Kuba Funeral Service, Cedar Rapids, is serving the family.
Emily is survived by her brother, Edward (Joan) Zousel, Tustin, Calif.; and several nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Emma (Machula) Zousel; her sisters, Bessie "Bea" Kalesky and Helen M. Jozefat; and brothers, Frederick and George Zousel.
Emily was born Dec. 27, 1922, near Cedar Valley, Iowa. She was employed at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids and later lived in the Chicago area and was employed by the Alberto Co. in Melrose Park, Ill., until her retirement in 1987. She returned to Cedar Rapids in 1989.
She was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church.