Holden, Marion Shirley Jerzak Zgoda Passed away on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. She was born on Feb. 21, 1926 on the family farm in Ivanhoe, Minnesota. She married Basil Zgoda on October 7, 1945. They resided on the family farm in Arco, Minnesota until moving to Richfield, Minnesota where they raised their daughters Kathleen and Phyllis. Her lifetime career was as a wait server, known for her gregarious personality. After Basil's death, she married Clinton Holden who also preceded her in death. Shirley loved to travel especially on cruise ships; her travels took her to China, Hawaii, and Bermuda to name a few. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents Julia and John Jerzak, her sister Francis, and brothers, Robert, Clarence, and Vernon. She leaves behind her daughters Kathleen (Ron) and Phyllis (Jim), as well as five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Shirley was known for her kindness and willingness to help anyone in need. Remember her for her love of life, family, and friendships. Visitation on Friday, November 11th from 6-8 PM at the First Memorial Funeral Home, 7110 France Ave S., Edina, MN. 55435 (952)924-4100. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, November 14th at 11 AM at St. Peter and Paul Church in Ivanhoe, MN.

Published on November 10, 2016

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