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Ernest G. Zanardi

April 13, 1935 ~ November 19, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Ernest Zanardi Obituary

Ernest G. Zanardi, 88, of Winfield, KS passed away Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Winfield Senior Living Community.

Funeral mass and rosary prayer service will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, January 5, 2024 at Holy Name Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Name Catholic School and the Holy Name Catholic Church Building Fund; contributions may be left in the care of the Shelley Family Funeral Home of Winfield.

Ernest was born April 13, 1935 to parents Joseph and Mildred (Deibel) Zanardi. He was born and raised in Winfield and was a lifelong resident. Ernest graduated from Winfield High School in 1952 and was married to Margaret Lucille Bonewell on August 25, 1956. He worked as a car salesman for 36 years and at Dillon’s for several years. Ernest was very involved at Holy Name Catholic Church and enjoyed being in the Knights of Columbus, as well as singing and playing guitar in the church choir for 50 years.

Ernest is survived by his children Joseph Zanardi (Pam) of Winfield, Steve Zanardi (Sandy) of Kaw City, OK, and Patricia Groff (Travis) of Ellis, KS, son-in-law Ray Pool and daughter-in-law Susan Zanardi; grandchildren: Kelly, Joseph, Matthew, Brandy, Sarah, Jennifer, Kali, Miranda, Deric, Erin, Brandon, John, Ray Jr., Candace, Allen, and Cory; great-grandchildren: Chase, Aubrey, Danicka, Emilian, Ayahna, Jada, Daiten, Gavin, Emmit, Hunter, Hannah, Savannah, Braden, Haleigh, Madison, Laken, Alexis, Avery, and Lane; and siblings Jimmy Zanardi (Judy) of Salina, KS, and Carlene Davis (Frank) of Bonita Springs, FL.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Margaret, sons Eric Zanardi and Mark Zanardi (Debra), daughter Elizabeth Pool, and brother Joseph Zanardi.

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Funeral Mass
January 5, 2024

10:00 AM
Holy Name Catholic Church
412 E. 8th Ave
Winfield, Kansas 67156


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