Michael Carl Zielke
age 64, of Glidden, died on Thursday July 10, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. He was born on November 4, 1949 in Glidden, the son of Vernon and Patricia (Carl) Zielke. His early life and schooling were in Glidden. After graduating from high school he attended college at County Normal Teaching College and the University of Wisconsin, Superior. On May 16, 1981 he married Sharon Hill. Michael worked for the Mellen mill, project ELF, the Town of Gordon, drove bus for the Lauri Jean Zach Center and was the Pastor of Mercy Church in Morse. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, gardening, and especially enjoyed his grandchildren.
He is survived by:
his wife Sharon of Glidden
(1)son: Robert G. (Hien) Hill of Plover
(2)grandchildren: Kirsten & Winston of Plover
his father: Vernon of Park Falls
(1)sister: Nikki (Rev. Bill) Jones of Bloomington, MN
(1)sister-in-law: Sally Zielke of Glidden
Gary (JoAnn) Hill of Anoka, MN
Raymond (Elaine) Hill of Glidden
and nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother and his brother Tom Zielke.
Funeral services will be held on Monday July 21, 2014 at 11:00am from the Glidden Assembly of God Church in Glidden. Rev. Brock Brandenburg will officiate.
Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Morse.
A visitation will be held on Monday from 10:00am until the hour of the service at the church.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.