Thomas Vern Carl Zielke, 58, Glidden



Thomas Vern Carl Zielke
age 58, of Glidden, died on Friday June 27, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, MN.  He was born on November 4, 1955 in Ashland, the son of Vernon and Patricia (Carl) Zielke.  He graduated from the Glidden High School in 1973 and then attended Northland College.  On August 4, 1979 he married Sally Dissmore in Glidden.  Tom owned and operated Tom Zielke Logging Company.  He enjoyed fishing with his family in Canada, hunting, grilling, the outdoors, and most of all spending time with his family and friends.  He was an active member of the Glidden Assembly of God church.
 
He is survived by:
his wife Sally of Glidden
his father Vernon Zielke of Park Falls
his father-in-law: Rev. Roger Dissmore of Whitehall
(13)children:
Samuel of Phillips
Charity (Nathaniel) Doucette of Washburn
Josiah (Amy) of Naples, FL
Gabriel of Superior
Jubilee of Springfield, MO
Malachi of Superior
Hosanna
Elijah
Elizabeth
Tryphena
Michael
Barnabas
Jehiel, all of Glidden
(6)grandchildren:
Eva, Ian, Bryce, Annalise, Jordan, and Kylee
(1)brother:
Michael (Sharon) of Glidden
(1)sister:
Nikki (Rev. Bill) Jones of Bloomington, MN
(4)brothers-in-law:
Rev. Jeff (Debbie) Dissmore of Great Cacapon, WV
Chaplain Peter (Tixieanna) Dissmore of West Point, NY
Roger (Carolyn) Dissmore Jr. of Middletown, IN
Rev. Perry (Nicole) Dissmore of Crawfordville, FL
and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother Patricia, his infant son Israel, and his mother-in-law Marie Dissmore, and sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Dissmore and Connie Herr.
 
Funeral services will be held on Monday July 7, 2014 at 1:00pm from the Glidden Assembly of God Church in Glidden.  Rev. Bob Bohn will officiate.
 
Burial will follow at the Greenwood-Morse Cemetery in Morse officiated by Rev. Bill Jones.
 
A visitation will be held on Monday July 7, 2014 from 12:00pm until the hour of the service at the church.
 
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
 

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