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35 years later, Matzek's still serving Ellsworth bank patrons

Customers are often surprised Rosemary Matzek is still serving them at M&I Bank in Ellsworth's west business district.

Matzek said Thursday she probably would've retired when her husband, Jim, did, but he died 12-and-a-half years ago before it ever happened. So she continued as a bank employee and her 35th year there will be marked with an open house on Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring refreshments.

"I like to be busy," she explained about staying on-the-job.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Oct. 19.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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