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Vicki Zastrow

July 29, 1954 — June 13, 2024

Columbia Falls, MT

Vicki Lynn Zastrow, 69, of Columbia Falls, MT passed away on June 13, 2024. She was born July 29, 1954, in Merrill, WI to the late William Zastrow and Florence Duginski Zastrow. 

Vicki enlisted in the US Army from January,1973 - August,1974 during the Vietnam War as a Central Office Switchboard Operator. Vicki was many things to many people, a mother, a daughter, a sister and a friend. Vicki was a kind soul who loved fervently. Her family was everything to her. Vicki’s love enveloped everyone she came into contact with, and her light shines through the ones she touched. We are deeply saddened by her untimely passing, but we take comfort in knowing she is no longer suffering. 

Vicki leaves behind a loving family, including her six children Nathaniel Green, Amanda (Jason) Nelson, Sophia Zastrow, Alan Zastrow, Lisa (Josiah) Swanson, and Troy Zastrow. Her nine grandchildren, Tyla, Ava, Orion, Julian, Jayden, Tayvia, Wyatt, Ben and Nora. Her sister Katie (Dave) Morrison, her brothers Glen (Jum) Zastrow and David (Shannon) Zastrow. Vicki was preceded in death by her mother Florence Duginski Zastrow, father Willam Zastrow, sisters Gail Zastrow and Teresa Zastrow and nephew Benjamin Zastrow. 

Vicki was honored at St. Richard’s Catholic Church 1210 9th Street Columbia Falls, MT 59912 on July 5, 2024, at 11AM. A picnic immediately followed from 12-5PM at Marantette Park Pavilion 233 13th Street East, Columbia Falls MT 59912. A Veteran’s Honorary Burial will be held in Merrill, WI on Friday, July 12th at 1PM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at

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Friday, July 12, 2024

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery (Merrill)

Memorial Dr, Merrill, WI 54452

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