Share
September 21 • 07:49 AM
Email/Username:
Password:

Jerry 'Jake' Zuhlke

Jerry 'Jake' Zuhlke

Died: Thursday, October 30, 2008
Age: 74
Jerry “Jake” Zuhlke, 74, of Imlay City, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2008 at home.

Jerry was born on September 24, 1934 in Imlay City. He was the son of Albert August and Mary Ellen Zuhlke. He spent most of his life in the Imlay City community. Jake attended Imlay City Schools.

He married Charlaine Louise Cool on August 1, 1953 in Lapeer.

Jake was a member of The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 17. He worked 14 + years as a tree trimmer for Michigan Shade and for L. E. Meyers. He also worked in Steel Tower Construction for L. E. Meyers.

Jake owned Jakes Market Party Store in Lapeer, and was a partner at J & L (Jake & Larry) Bait - Wholesale Bait Sales in Imlay City.

He was a real outdoorsman, enjoyed fishing, hunting, and card playing.

Jake is survived by his wife Louise Zuhlke of Imlay City; sons: Terry (Carolyn) Zuhlke of Hazel Park, Larry (Deborah) Zuhlke of Imlay City, and Steven (Trudy) Zuhlke of Capac; 7 grandchildren: Jason Zuhlke, Danielle Costillo, Sue Ann Stanton, Briana Zuhlke, Lee Zuhlke, Austin Zuhlke, and Melissa Zuhlke; 13 great-grandchildren; brother: Daniel (Joanne) Zuhlke of Imlay City; sisters: Elaine Pfeil of Imlay City, Olabelle (Jack) Dotson of Imlay City, Frances Klemp of Lapeer; and sister-in-law Arlene Zuhlke of Imlay City. He is preceded in death by his parents: Albert and Mary Zuhlke, son: Gary Zuhlke; brothers: Ronald Zuhlke and Robert (Hazel) Zuhlke; and brothers-in-law: John Pfeil and Edwin Klemp.

A Memorial Service will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 6, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City. Pastor Larry Khack, a Hometown Hospice Chaplin, will officiate.

Friends may call Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 Main Street, Imlay City where the family will be available for visiting from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 6.
spacer
Castle Creek
Obituary Search
spacer
Friday
09 - 21 - 18
07:49
Site Search


September
arrow
S M T W T F S
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
Thanks for visiting Tri City Times
Chemical Bank