February 5, 1932 - January 22, 2005
DR. BYRON ZENI FOX POINT, WI. - Dr. Byron K. Zeni age 72, of Fox Point WI., formerly of Norway, Escanaba, and Kingsford Mi., passed into eternal life on Saturday, January 22, 2005 after a long illness. He was born February 5, 1932 in Norway MI, the son of the late John and Irene (Caluwe) Zeni. Byron graduated from Norway High School in 1950 and Marquette University Dental School in 1956. He married the former Betty Faull at St. Barbara's Church, Vulcan MI, on August 22, 1953. Byron served in the USAF Dental Corps, 819th Air Division (SAC) at Dyess Airforce Base, Abeline TX from 1956 - 1958. He practiced Dentistry in Escanaba, MI., from 1958 - 1991. Byron was a former member of St Anne’s Church, Escanaba, Escanaba Country Club, Escanaba Elks, American Martyrs Church Kingsford, and Ventura Country Club, Orlando FL. He served on the Board of Directors of the Escanaba National Bank and the Delta County Soil Conservation District. He enjoyed spending time with his family and at his hunting camp on the Ford River. He was the beloved husband of Betty for 51 years, loving father of Mary (Craig) Rettke of McKinney TX., John (Barbara) Zeni of Gurnee IL, Dr. Tom(Janet) Zeni of Iron Mountain MI, and Dr. Anne (Stephen) Hoch of Whitefish Bay, Wi. Proud grandfather of John (Leah) Zeni, Jennifer Zeni, Matt and Alyssa Rettke, Jordan and Jessica Zeni, Hannah Hoch and great grandfather of Maddison Zeni. He is survived by one sister Phyllis (Bill) Wiegele of Iron Mountain, MI., and several nieces and nephews. Family will meet friends on Saturday, January 29 from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Norway. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norway, with Fr. Mark McQuesten officiating. Interment will be at the Norway Township Cemetery. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Dementia Research Center, Medical College of WI, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee WI, or VNA Hospice. Arrangements were made with the Miner-Ortman Funeral Home in Norway, MI.
DR. BYRON ZENI FOX POINT, WI. - Dr. Byron K. Zeni age 72, of Fox Point WI., formerly of Norway, Escanaba, and Kingsford Mi., passed into eternal life on Saturday, January 22, 2005 after a long illness. He was born February 5, 1932 in Norway... View Obituary & Service Information
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