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MICHAEL J. ZIEMKE


1922 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
MICHAEL J. ZIEMKE Obituary
PALATINE - Michael J. Ziemke , 91, of Palatine for 55 years, died March 24, 2014, at Alexian Hospice Residence in Elk Grove Village. He was born July 9, 1922, in Evanston to Henry and Lena Ziemke. Mike proudly served his country in World War II in the Navy in the Pacific Theater. In his spare time he was an avid golfer. He also enjoyed camping, fishing and he was a dedicated St. Louis Cardinal fan. Mike was a longtime member of St. Theresa Parish and American Legion Post 690. Husband of the late Mary Jane; father of Glen Ziemke, Paulette (Steve) Kretschmer, Michael H. (Nanette) Ziemke, Christine Merriman, Jennifer Ziemke-Summerhill and Daniel (Melody) Ziemke; grandfather of 11; great-grandfather of 19. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Henry; and sister, Mary Hall. Visitation on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4-8PM at Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine. Prayers on Saturday at 9:30AM at the funeral home. Funeral Mass at 10AM at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 455 S. Benton St., Palatine. Interment will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. Memorials may be made to Alexian Hospice Residence, 901 Martha Street, Elk Grove Village or Masses would be appreciated. For information, 847-358-7411 or www.ahlgrimffs.com.
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Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2014
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