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Edward J. Zolna Sr.
85, of Frankfort, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at his home. Edward was born in Chicago to the late John and Johanna (nee Gavelda) Zolna. Beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Zaitz); Loving father of Eddie Jr. (Kim), Judy Zolna, Jayne Zolna and Jeanne (Paul) Dresden; Cherished grandpa of the late Edward J. Zolna III, Michael Zolna, Tim (John) Zolna, John Zolna, Dawn Dresden, Sandie Dresden and Michelle (Todd) Mahoney; Great-grandpa of Haylee Marie Mahoney, Elisabeth Zolna; Dear brother of the late Anthony (the late Gert) Zolna, the late John (Irene) Zolna, the late Ann (the late John) Pitak, and Mary (the late Emil) Zbella; Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Edward was a retired Insurance Broker. He owned Ed Zolna Insurance Agency. He is member of the National A.S.A. Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, the Chicago 16" Softball Hall of Fame, and the Illinois A.S.A. Hall of Fame. He was also an avid bowler and member of the P.B.A. and bowled on the P.B.A. Senior Tour. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America would be appreciated. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 3 – 9PM. Funeral Service and interment will be private.


Tuesday, January 27
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Kurtz Memorial Chapel

65 Old Frankfort Way Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 806-2225

Please go to:, look for the Link on the left.


Chicago ASA is excited to announce that Paul Rowan, a fixture in 16 inch softball for over 20 years, has been appointed the ASA 16" South District Commissioner. He will be in charge of all tournaments and leagues on the south side of Chicago as well as all leagues in the south suburbs. He will also be one of 4 people help run the Nationals on Labor Day. His duties will also involve getting 16" Girls Nationals back running. We are extremely happy to have Paul helping us get 16" softball back to where it was a few years ago.

2018 Sanctioned Tournaments

Posted by Mike O'Neill at Oct 23, 2013 5:48AM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Please click on the link to the left to see our list of 2018 ASA Sanctioned Tournaments

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ASA Equipment

Posted by Mike O'Neill at Sep 25, 2013 10:55AM PDT ( 0 Comments )


The ASA Certified Equipment page now has its own web site, as follows: