Mildred Zinnecker, 80, of Rockton, IL died at 11:28 a.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in Mercy Health Systems.\r\n\r\nBorn April 12, 1937 in New Glarus, WI, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John and Ida (Schuetz) Zurkirchen. She graduated from New Glarus High School. Mildred lived most of her life in Rockton, IL. She married Francis Robert Zinnecker in Rockford in 1980. She was employed at Regal Beloit in the office and North American Tool where she retired from. She played piano as a hobby, loved to garden especially flowers. She enjoyed spending time with the neighborhood children.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include daughter Stephanie Schmoker and granddaughter Miranda Schmoker. Preceded in death by her parents and her son Stephon Schmoker. \r\n\r\nMemorial Ceremonies at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017 in McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel 767 N Blackhawk Blvd Rockton, IL with Pastor Lisa Abb of First Congregational Church officiating. A Visitation will be held in the funeral home from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017. Cremation Rites to be Accorded.