Anna Gunhild Zuck was born on September 1, 1935 to Peter and Lydia Peterson in Scobey, Montana. She passed away on March 25, 2012 at the Billings Clinic due to complications from pneumonia.
She grew up in Scobey and graduated from Scobey High School. She then moved to Billings and attended Eastern Montana College, She met and married Leroy Zuck and they had four children. Leroy was an engineer and she spent most of her life traveling with Leroy and her family. They lived in Greece for two years while Leroy was assisting with the building a dam, and they lived in Fort Smith, Montana while Leroy was one of the engineers who designed and helped build the Yellowtail Dam.
They eventually arrived in Billings and Anna worked for Leroy. They started their own business, Zuck Engineering along with his brother Leslie. Anna worked as a receptionist and secretary for the company.
Anna loved playing bridge, having her family around her during Christmas and Thanksgiving, and she attended the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd and was an active member of Rachel’s Circle. Anna will be best remember for her Norwegian lefse, holiday dinners and her devotion to family and friends.
Anna is survived by her four children; Vickie (Gordon) Hirschi, Kellie Dowell (Duane Reiland), Larry (Julie) Zuck and Connie (Cal) Dolman; Her grandchildren are Scott (Michelle) Hirschi, Marty (Jill) Hirschi, Tyler Hirschi, Heather (Dave) DuCharme, Kirsten (Tony) Vigilotti, Sarah, Logan, Anna and Christopher Zuck, Kelly, Kristian (Baylee) Kelsie (Shane) and Karcie (Dillon) Dolman; Her great-grandchildren, McKenna Zavala, Christian and Gianni Vigilotti, Jeadon Phillips, Hannah, Rachael, and Erin Hirschi, Katie Koterba, Kyle (Molly) and Jake Hirschi; and her great-great grandchildren Cory and Ryan Hirschi. She is also survived by her sisters, Esther Ricks, Darlene Bard; and her brother Peter Peterson, John (Lolly), and Leslie (Darlene) Zuck; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Her husband Leroy; her brothers and sisters, Lillian Brookman, Ella Taylor, Edward Jensen and Fred Jensen, preceded her in death.
A special thanks to Dennis and Joann Soelter, friends and employees.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, March 30, at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Inurnment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, concluding with a reception at the church. Memorials may be made in Anna’s name to Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.
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