Lawrence "Larry" Allen Zins, age 70, passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Meadows Assisted Living in Spring Green.
He was born in Baraboo on January 17, 1943 to the late Lawrence C. and Augusta I. (Breunig) Zins. Larry graduated from Sauk City High School in 1961. Following high school, Larry enlisted in the United States Army National Guard Unit. He married Diane C. Hutter on July 25, 1964. Larry was a meat cutter for many years, getting his start in 8th grade at the J&T Supermarket in Sauk City. He and his brother in-law, Gary Janzen, later purchased that market and owned and operated the Super Valu in Sauk City for many years. Larry continued his career as a meat cutter until he retired. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and most of all, looked forward to spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Diane, Prairie du Sac; his 3 children, Lauri (Mike) Meixelsperger, Prairie du Sac, Steve (Angie) Zins, Sauk City, Christina (Cheyene) Grow, Manitou Springs, CO; 5 grandchildren, Carina and Kyle Meixelsperger, Katie and Emily Zins, and Grant Grow; 2 sisters, Bev (Don) Zander and Diane (Gary) Janzen; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at HOOVERSON FUNERAL HOME, 251 Water St., Sauk City, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. A celebration of life and eulogy service will follow at the LAKE WISCONSIN COUNTRY CLUB, N. 1076 Golf Rd., Prairie du Sac starting at 2:00 pm.
Memorials may be given in Larry's name to Home Health United Hospice.
Larry's family would like to thank the entire staff at the Meadows in Spring Green, Dr. John Koch, and the Home Health United Hospice Staff for their wonderful care of Larry.