Henry Zoelck, 79

Lifelong resident of Forest Park

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Henry "Hank" Zoelck, 79, died on Oct. 25, 2019, surrounded by loving family. Born on June 5, 1940 in Oak Park, he graduated from Park Ridge Military School and Bradley University, then served in the military from 1963 to 1969. He continued worked for McCollister Transportation Group for over 20 years, where he built many long-lasting friendships with his colleagues. He also worked for both Allied and United.

A lifelong resident of Forest Park, he frequented many local wineries and diners, but had a special place in his heart for the family and friends he found at "Charlie's Restaurant," formerly Andrea's. He valued friendship above all else and will not be forgotten. 

Preceded in death by his father, Henry F. Zoelck, mother, Frances S. Zoelck, and sister, Marjorie Z. Barr, he is survived by his nephew, David B. Darush; his nieces, Allison A. Brda and Melissa A. Mulroy; and numerous great-nephews and -nieces who hold him in their hearts.

Services will be held on Monday, Nov. 4 at St. Bernardine Church, 7246 Harrison St., Forest Park 60130. Visitation will be at 9 a.m., followed by Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Rd., Elwood, Illinois 60421.

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