Sue M. Zapencki

Sue M. Zapencki

Sue M Zapencki (neé Ferrill), 84, of Waterloo, died on Nov. 1, 2021, at Mercy South Hospital in St. Louis.

She worked as a district manager for Olan Mills Portrait Studio for 25 years.  

A 1955 graduate of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School in Anna, she was a Union County Fair pageant queen, an award-winning bowler at one time, enjoyed bingo and reading, and loved cats. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Waterloo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herschel Van Buren Ferrill and Ruby Marie Ferrill (née Crawshaw); two brothers-in-law, Ronald Roush and Frank Miller; a nephew, Scott Roush; and the father of her children, Rolla Baker.

Surviving are her sons, Keith (Colleen) Baker of Staunton and Kent (Lori) Baker of Dumfries, Va.; grandchildren Honor, Gregory and Jonathan Baker of Staunton, Alex Baker of Dumfries, Va., and IT-3 Philip Baker of Norfolk, Va.; a sister, Margaret Miller of Waterloo; a nephew, Mark (Dave Banick) Roush of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware; a brother, Philip (Joyce) Ferrill of Kirkwood, Mo.; a niece, Catherine (Pete Stanke) Pauley of Kirkwood, Mo.; and a great-niece and nephew.

There will be no visitation or funeral.  A memorial service may be planned at a later time.

Memorials can be made to Oak Hill Care Center, 623 Hamacher St., Waterloo, Ill.

The family offered many thanks to her sister, Margaret, and brother, Philip, for taking such good care of Sue over the years, and to Magnolia Terrace Assisted Living and Oak Hill Care Center for being so kind to her and her family.

Psalm 147:3 “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

“Your life was a blessing.

“Your memory a treasure.

“You were loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”

The Gazette-Democrat

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Anna, Illinois 62906
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