Joseph Frank Zins

Born Oct. 9, 1924, in Nicollet, Minn., to Frank and Elizabeth Zins, Joseph, 84, passed away Oct. 26, 2008, in Medford, Ore. Viewing is scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Hillcrest Memorial Chapel, Medford, from — to 6 p.m. Graveside memorial service is at — p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at Eagle Point National Cemetery. Joseph married Mary Ann Forner in May of 1951, who preceded him in death, along with a son, Jerry Zins. In August of 1971, he wed Nancy Olsen. Joseph served in the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army, and was a plumber. He is survived by five sons; six daughters; two sisters, Magdalin Gronholz and Dorthy Thyen; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary. (541) 773-6162. www.hillcrestmortuary.com