Laura C. Zenzen

October 11, 1936 ~ April 19, 2020 (age 83)


Laura C. Zenzen (Brake), age 83 of Melrose, went home on April 19, 2020. 

A private graveside service will be held at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Melrose.  A Memorial Mass of Resurrection will be announced after Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

Laura was born October 11, 1936 in Ward Springs, Minnesota to Joseph and Caroline (Feldewerd) Brake. On September 20, 1955, Laura married the love of her life, Raymond Zenzen in Ward Springs, Minnesota.  She was a member of Melrose St. Mary’s Catholic Church and embraced the community.  Laura dedicated her life to faith and family.

She is survived by her sister, Sr. Helen Brake of Little Falls; children, Mary (Louis) Mayers-Bolinger of Portland, Oregon, Danelle (Donald) Rahn of Kensington, and Arnold Zenzen of St Cloud; grandchildren, Kurt Zenzen of Kensington, Angela Stennick of Portland, Oregon, Ryan Fischbach of Portland, Oregon,  and Rose Rae, Breanna, and Brent Zenzen of St. Cloud; and 7 great-grandchildren. 

She joins her husband, Raymond A. Zenzen; son, Joseph F. Zenzen; parents; brothers, Bernard Brake, Lawrence Brake, Henry Brake, and John Brake; and sisters, Marie Schmidt, Irene Parrish, Eleanor Froelich, and Clara Rahn.

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