Bernard W. Zant

Bernard W. Zant, age 82, of Friendship, Wisconsin passed away Monday, November 8, 2021, at his home.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 12, 2021, at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship. Pastor Terri Skildum will officiate.  Interment will be at the Fordham Cemetery. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at Roseberry’s Funeral Home.

Bernard was born August 30, 1939, in Adams County, Wisconsin to Wallace and Dolores Zant. He married Donna L. Stavlo on July 22, 1958, in Dubuque, Iowa. They were married happily for 56 years before her passing in 2014. Bernard worked for the Adams County Highway Department for almost 40 years before his retirement.

Bernard enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to the casino, shooting pool, playing darts, going down to the creek, and especially spending time with his family & seeing his grandchildren on Halloween.

Bernard was preceded in death by his parents Wallace & Dolores, and his wife Donna.

Survivors include his sons David (Kathleen) Zant & Michael (Bobbie) Zant both of Friendship, grandchildren Jason (Jenny), Chelsea (Donovan), Jodi (Chris), Jasmine, Justin, Jessica (Chris) & Jamie; great-grandchildren Dominic, Maddisyn, Riley, Josh, Bella, Seth, Blaine, Sabastian, Talyn, Kennsley, and one brother Glenn Zant.

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  1. Larry and Becky Oleson says:

    Our sympathy to the family. Larry enjoyed many years working with Bernard.

  2. Linda (Kaye) Yoss says:

    My sincere condolences to the entire Zant family. I have fond childhood memories of Bernard and Donna from going to sell them girl scout cookies to swimming and fires in the creek. Hugs to you all.

  3. Gary Barnes says:

    Sorry too hear of Bernard dying, he was a good man, we had a lot of fun times at work, or in his home workshop, Hopee you Rest In Peace, G. Barnes

  4. Gayle Schehr says:

    Mike, Bobbie, kids and grandkids ~thinking of you all during this difficult time. My deepest sympathy to you all. Sending love, peace and comfort.

  5. Chuck Nystrom says:

    Mike,Bobbie and family our heartfelt condolences.So sorry for your loss.

  6. Peg Henriksen Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss
    May God family and friends comfort you during this difficult time

  7. Dawn Reichhoff says:

    Davey and Mikey, so many memories of being in the garage or down at the creek bottom. Hold your memories close. Jeff and Dawn

  8. Robert Schiefer says:

    So very sorry for your loss, prayers and thoughts for your family.

  9. Peggy Sleeman says:

    David, Mike and families.
    I am so sorry for your loss.
    He will be missed by many.
    He is reunited with the love of his life, your mom.
    RIP Bernie.

  10. Vernon Rhinehart says:

    So sorry for your lose my Dad always liked working with him at the county shop

  11. Karen Murphy Rank says:

    David and Mike, so sorry for your loss, sending prayers

  12. Lavonne Scott says:

    Mike & family so sorry for the loss of your Dad.

  13. Penny Sellhausen says:

    So sorry for your families loss

  14. Susan Moran says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  15. Lori Ward says:

    Mike and Family, sorry for your loss

  16. Kay Banie says:

    Mike, Bobbie & family – prayers be with you all.

  17. Joyce E Moore says:

    Sorry for your loss, my children had great times down by the creek.

  18. Dody Klaus & Jr. Mc Nair says:

    Mike & Bobbie my prayers go out to you & your families.

  19. Pastor Terri says:

    My sincerest sympathies to the family. May the good Lord give comfort and peace.

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