Published: August 10, 2012 12:00AM, Midnight, Aug. 10
ELMIRA — The funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Veneta for Judith Ella Monk Zach of Elmira, who died Aug. 5 of age-related causes. She was 97.
She was born May 28, 1915, in Victoria, B.C., Canada, to Theodore and Juliana Monk. She married Jan Zach on Nov. 12, 1947, in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. He died previously.
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University or Oregon in 1962. She worked as secretary for Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C., in 1944 and 1945 and as secretary for Canadian Embassy in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, from 1946 to 1951.
Arrangements by Alpha Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene. Remembrances to Greenhill Humane Society.