May 24, 2024

Zana L. Middleswart, 91, of Portland, passed away, at 6:36 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024, at her residence. Born April 8, 1932, in Racine, she was the daughter of the late Edra Wolfe and Edward Bush. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Lori (James) Avalos, of The Woodlands, Texas, Janet (John Holman) Krider, of Racine, and Mike Middleswart, of Portland. Eight grandchildren, Justin Middleswart, Jenny Avalos (Eric) Venable, Jermey Avalos, Heather Avalos (Erick) Strey, Michael Avalos, Russell (Jackie) Krider, Mikayla (Daniel Teaford) Krider, and Ashley Krider, a host of great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James E. Middleswart, sisters, Garnet Johnston, Dorothy Roseberry, and Sadie Mae Bush in infancy.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. The Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Racine is entrusted with the arrangements.