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April 16, 2021

3/9/2021 3:45:00 PM
Evelyn Marilyn Hill Zenner
b. Dec. 13, 1925 d. March 6, 2021

Evie danced her way through life changing the steps of the dance as her life changed. Evie was born December 13, 1925 to Victor and Laura Hill. She grew up outside of St. Wendel, MN on the family farm with her brother Bill. She took dance lessons as a young girl and found a passion. Evie danced and sang at various town, county and larger shows.

Before she graduated from Holdingford High School, she transferred to St. Benedicts Academy and completed her high school courses there. Next was attending the St. Cloud School of Nursing where she graduated as a Registered Nurse.

Evie had a variety of positions starting as a dance instructor, a weekly radio program on KFAM, postal employee and after graduation from the nursing program she first worked at the St. Could Hospital. After a short time, she went on her adventure with her good friend and worked as a nurse in Brownsville, TX. She next moved to San Francisco, CA and worked as a dance instructor, choreographer and accompanist. She came back to MN and worked at Ah-Gwah-Ching Hospital near Walker, MN. Soon after she moved back to St. Cloud where she worked at the St. Cloud Hospital, she took some time off to be a Mom and then started work at Assumption Nursing Home in 1965 until retiring.

Evie met Roman Zenner at a dance while still in nursing training. She captured his heart and after her trips to TX and CA they married on October 22, 1949. Evie had 5 children: Mark, Guy, Dane, Daniele and Blaze.

Evie is preceded in death by her husband, Roman (2004), son, Mark (2017), her parents, Laura and Victor Hill and brother William Hill. She is survived by Guy (Joan) Zenner, Dane Zenner (Cameo Hove), Daniele (Jeff Carlson) Zenner and Blaze (Sally Bradt) Zenner: Grandchildren, Nicole Zenner, Shaun (Andrea) Zenner, Christopher (Ryan LaTour) Zenner, Kaitlyn Zenner (Sean Aylward), Cassandra (Brent) Widmark, Grace (Troy) Kubas, Devin (Alexandra) Zenner, Bjorn Carlson, Meghan (Michael) Darley, Eli Zenner, Ian Zenner; and daughter in law, Jeanne Zenner.

Great Grandchildren Colter, Kaleb & Emily Zenner (Shaun & Andrea), Josie & Archer Widmark (Cassandra & Brent), Eva, Lillian and Ruby Kubes (Grace & Troy), Nora Zenner (Devin & Alexandra) and Roman Darley (Meghan & Michael)

Memorials can be directed to St. Boniface Church, Cold Springs, MN, or St. Edwards Church Longville, MN

Mass of Christian Burial will be Noon, Friday, March 12, 2021, with visitation one-hour prior in Saint Boniface Catholic Church, 501 Main Street, Cold Spring, MN, Burial will take place at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls.

Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 218-727-3555, please visit to sign the online guestbook.

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