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Obituary Coordinator: Dennis Bauer, PA - USA
Est. 13 May 2009 by Dennis Bauer, publication 13 May 2009 at DVHH.org by Jody McKim Pharr.

Last updated: 19 Jul 2021

ZENTNER - Anna Zentner Essert, 77, of Yardley, PA, died 12 February 1974. Born in [Palanka] Austria-Hungary, widow of John Essert.  Survived by son, John P. Essert of Yardley; sisters, Mrs. Joseph Boros of Germany & Mrs. Eva Pilger of Trenton, NJ; brothers, Peter Zentner & Stephen Zentner, both of Canada, Anton Zentner of Austria & Jacob Zentner of Trenton.  Buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ.  Palanka OSB Family #2470 & 13474. The Trentonian, 13 February 1974 issue.
ZENTNER – Eva Zentner Pilger, 96, of Kelowna, British Columbia, formerly of Trenton, NJ, died 4 December 2004. Born in Palanka, Yugoslavia on 8 April 1908 of late Peter & Katherina Kober Zentner. Wife of late Jacob Pilger and sister of late Peter, Tony, Stefan & Jacob Zentner, Elizabeth Brosch & Anna Essert. Survived by sister-in-law, Mary Zentner of Hamilton, NJ and nieces and nephews including, Rose & Guenther Vetter and Christian & Alfred Kempf of British Columbia and Cathie Peterson of Doylestown, PA. Buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton. Palanka OSB Family #13474. The Times, 17 December 2004 issue and the Palanka Heimatbrief, June 2005 issue. *
ZENTNER - Jakob Zentner, 70, of Hamilton, NJ, died 7 March 1990.  Born in Backa Palanka, Yugoslavia.   Survived by wife,  Maria Isemann Zentner; son-in-law & daughter, Karl & Katherine Peterson of Doylestown, PA; grandchildren, Erika, Karl & Kristina Peterson of Doylestown and sister,  Eva Pilger of British Columbia, Canada.  Buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ. Palanka OSB Family #13474. The Times, 9 March 1990 issue.
ZIMMERMANN – Maria Mueller (nee Zimmermann), 77, of Milwaukee, died 2 December 2000. Formerly of Batschka Palanka, wife of John Mueller. Survived also by sons and daughters-in-law, Hans & Dianne Mueller, Christian & Susan Mueller and Robert & Cindy Mueller; dauhgter and son-in-law, Ria & Tom Krause; sister, Kaethe Zimmermann of Bad-Worishofen, Germany; grandchildren, Jennifer Carroll, John Mueller, Erika Krause, Katie & Emily Mueller and Sarah & Ryan Mueller; mother-in-law, Susan Mueller and two great-grandchildren.  Buried at Wisconsin Memorial Park. Palanka OSB #8016 & 13571. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 December 2000 issue.
ZINDL - Helen M. [nee Zindl] Tilger, 100, of Hamilton, NJ, died 10 June 2000. Born in [Gajdobra] Austria-Hungary.  Daughter of late Matthew & Maria [nee Kastl, Palankaer] Zindl and wife of late Joseph C. Tilger, sister of late Mary Z. Gandner & Anna K. Pfeiffer and aunt of late Frank C. Gandner.  Survived by nephews, John J. Gandner of Lawrenceville, NJ & Asher Pfeiffer of Bordentown, NJ and cousin, Elizabeth Horvath of Bellport, NY. Buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton.  Gajdobra OSB Family #7736 and Palanka OSB Family #5233.  The Times, 12 June 2000 issue.
ZINDL - Mary Zindl Gandner, 90, of Hamilton, NJ, died 4 February 1988. Born in [Gajdobra] Austria-Hungary, daughter of late Matthew & Mary Zindl [nee Kastl, Palankaer] and widow of Joseph C. Gandner.  Survived by sons, John J. Gandner of Ewing Township, NJ & Frank C. Gandner of Morrisville, PA; sisters, Helen Tilger of Hamilton & Anna Pfeiffer of Bordentown, NJ; grandchildren, Rosemary of Lavallette & Gregg of Lawrenceville, NJ.  Buried at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton.  Gajdobra OSB Family #7736 and Palanka OSB Family #5233 & 5326.

ZWOLSKY (Zvolsky) – Erich Zwolsky, 65, of Cleveland, OH, died 27 March 2005. Born in Palanka on 18 May 1940 of Josef Zwolsky and Anna Ackermann Zwolsky. Survived by wife, Shirley Wiley and five children; brothers, Josef and Helmut Zwolsky; sister, Liesl Schuster and aunt, Anna Fritz Zwolsky. Palanka OSB Family #13671. The Palanka Heimatbrief, June 2005 issue and U.S. Social Security Death Index.
ZWOLSKY – Frank Zwolsky, 81, of Medina, OH, died 13 May 2001. [Born in Palanka on 12 December 1919] Son of late Stefan & Franziska Heitzmann Zwolsky. Survived by wife Anna Fritz Zwolsky; son and daughter-in-law, Donald & Louise Zwolsky and grandchildren, Jessica & Amanda Zwolsky.  Buried at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Medina, OH. Palanka OSB Family #13669. The Akron Beacon Journal, 15 May 2001 issue and the Social Security Death Index.

ZWOLSKY – Josef Zwolsky, 81, of Cleveland, OH, died 13 May 2017 in Cleveland, OH. Born 11 November 1935 in Palanka, Yugoslavia of Josef & Anna (nee Ackermann, Palanka OSB#85?) Zwolsky. His siblings were, Joschi, Liesl, Erich & Helmut and also came to the USA in 1956. Survived by son, Robert and daughter, Christine. Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery. No Palanka OSB#. The Palankaer Heimatbrief, June-July 2017 issue.


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