Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Rockville, MN for Helen M. Zabinski, age 76, who died Monday at Legends at Heritage Place in Sartell. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Mary of Immaculate Conception Christian Women will pray a Rosary at 4:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday morning from 9:00 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring, MN.
Helen was born in St. Cloud to Max and Catherine (Thyen) Nuernberg. She married Larry Zabinski on September 30, 1961 in Waite Park. Helen loved entertaining her friends and family. She enjoyed Texas, oil painting, gardening, camping, dancing, traveling, and being with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish.
Survivors include her husband, Larry; children, Paula (Bruce) Polhamus, Charles (Carol), Craig (Lisa), Chris (Diane), Pam (Donnie) DelCastillo; siblings, Carol (Chuck) Guggenberger, Donald (Kathe) Nuernberg, MaryAnn (Tom) McFarland, Theresa Lund; in-laws, Debbie Nuernberg, and Richard George: 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Kenneth Butch Nuernberg, Laura George; grandchildren Mary Theresa, and Ashley Marie.