Henry Zoelck, 79

Longtime Forest Park resident

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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 were held on Monday, Nov. 4 at St. Bernardine Church in Forest Park, followed by interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Road, Elwood, Illinois 60421.

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