Kay Frances Zika, Orr MN, age 81 passed away peacefully in the comfort of her own home on 6/4/19 in the company of her children and grandchildren after a short battle with cancer.

Born April 11, 1938, in Duluth, MN to Peter Donnell and Elaine King. Kay was married to Alan Zika February 10, 1956, and they resided in Orr the entirety of their 62 years of marriage.

She is survived by siblings Dennis (Mary) Donnell, Marlene (Joe) Bosinsky, Alvin (Teresa) Donnell, Jenine (Tim) Oakley, children Bob (Leigh) Zika, Dan (Laura) Zika, Joe (Cindy) Zika, Elaine (Ed) Lake, Wendy Zika, Mary Zika, and Jean (Pat) Tuomala, 15 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 1 great-great granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents Peter (Jen) Donnell and Elaine King, husband Alan, son Peter, and great granddaughter Mariah.

“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children” -- William Makepeace Thackery


At the request of the deceased there will be no memorial or funeral services. In lieu of flowers/gifts, if anyone would prefer, please donate to St. Mary’s Hospice East Range Team, 901 9th St. N. Medical Building, Suite 215, Virginia, MN 55792.


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