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Leslie A. Zuelsdorf

Obituary for Leslie A. Zuelsdorf

September 1, 1950 - October 14, 2019
Mayville, Wisconsin | Age 69


Leslie A. Zuelsdorf, 69 of Mayville, unexpectedly, passed away October 14, 2019 at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital in Oconomowoc.

She was born September 1, 1950 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, the daughter of Edgar and Kathryn (Atkinson) Price. She was raised in Waukesha and graduated from Waukesha High School (now Waukesha South). She graduated from Doctors Hospital School of X-Ray and was a X-ray technician. She married James Zuelsdorf on August 1, 1970 in Waukesha WI and then made Mayville their home.

With no opportunities to be an X-ray technician in Mayville, she worked as a clerk at the Coast-to-Coast and later Ace Hardware stores. She also had the privilege to be hired at St. John's Lutheran School in Mayville. First as an aide then after she completed more schooling she became the 4 year old Pre-K teacher.. She also developed the 3 year old Pre-K program. She served there a total of 31 years. She drew students from as far away as Oakfield, Horicon, and Hartford. Beyond loving her immediate and extended families she loved each and every child she had the honor to teach.

Since leaving St. John's she has spent her time spoiling her three grandchildren. She fiercely loved her family and would do anything for them. She was close to her sisters and their families, spending time at the Price family camp at Seul Choix Point, Michigan. She was most happy when she was surrounded by those she loved.

Leslie is survived by her husband of 49 years, James Zuelsdorf, her daughter Lisa (Ed) Hirnschall and their son Noah, her son Michael Zuelsdorf and his daughters Madeline and Charlize. She is further survived by her sisters, Nannette (Ben) Loucks, Renee (Tim Sr.) Harris and their children , and Michelle (Gary) Metzger and their daughter, Her Mother-in-law Rosemond Zuelsdorf Brother-in-Law Thomas (Patty) Zuelsdorf and their children and sisters-in-law Jill (Craig) Borgardt and their son and Heidi Luehring and her daughter, her Aunt Nancy Atkinson and 3 cousins Mary, Cathy, and Jenny, her best friend Sue (Roger) Williams, other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, father-in-law Jerome Zuelsdorf, nephew John Borgardt, and brother-in-law Lester Luehring and Uncle John Atkinson.

Funeral Services for Leslie will take place on Sunday, October 20 at 4 p.m. at St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon with the Rev. Daniel Seehafer officiating. Visitation will take place from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 4 p.m. at the church in Horicon. Burial will take place at Graceland Cemetery in Mayville.

The family would like to thank the doctors and ICU nurses at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital Prohealth for their care and compassion.

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