Oct. 3, 1927-Feb. 26, 2014
Edward Zuker, age 86, of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Beal City passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at Tendercare of Mt. Pleasant.
A Funeral Mass for Ed will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 3, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Beal City with Father Ricky Varner presiding. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Lux Family Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. with the Vigil service beginning at 5:30 p.m. Visitation continues at the church on Monday one hour prior to Mass.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Cancer Services or Heartland Hospice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Ed was born October 3, 1927, in Mt. Pleasant, son of the late Joseph Edward and Frances Elizabeth (Bauer) Zuker. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946-1947. On March 31, 1951, he married Doris Faye Spicer at St. Philomena Church in Beal City.
He was employed by CMU as a plumber. Prior to that, he was a water well driller. He enjoyed gardening, watching Westerns and listening to Polka music.
Ed is survived by his wife of over 62 years, Doris; 10 children, Robert (Marlene) Zuker of Mt. Pleasant, Ruth (Bradley) Walch of Canadian Lakes, John (Paula) Zuker and Chris (Doug) Garrett, both of Farwell, Theresa Zuker of Mt. Pleasant, Kathy Zuker of Beal City, Sue (Dan) Cook of Shepherd, Helen (Larry) Shanteau of Blanchard, Kelly (Scott) Miller of Mt. Pleasant and Don (Brigitte) Zuker of Beal City; 23 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; 8 siblings, Mary Jane Robinson of Farmington Hills, Virginia Keller of Orange City, FL, Betty Mueller of Lansing, Theresa (Bruce) Phillips of Lowell, Ina Tiffany of Grand Rapids, Jim (Geri) Zuker and Lee (Pam) Zuker, both of Ithaca and Mike (Nancy) Zuker of Beal City; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Edward Jr. in 1971; infant daughter, Angelica; and sisters, Eileen Quinlan and Connie McChesney.
The family thanks the staff at Tendercare for its compassion and care shown to Ed and his family over the past two years.
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