Michael Zuelke, 64, Hobart resident, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2022, at a local hospital following a brief illness. He was born September 26, 1957, in San Antonio, Texas to Theodore “Ted” Zuelke Jr. and the late Jacqueline (Ambrose) Zuelke. Mike was a 1975 graduate of Preble High School. He married the former Sandra Elm on November 13, 1997, in Green Bay. Mike was employed by Shade Information Systems and was currently employed at Belmark.
Mike had many hobbies and talents, and they all involved his family. He was a “Grill Master” as well as a meticulous “Lawn Master”. He was known for his ability to maintain their home in a pristine condition taking great pride in the yard and the flowers. Mike was a great host and had a knack for a perfect cocktail. Christmas was special for Mike, and it was a time where his family was all together at home. He was a selfless man who could never say no. His world revolved around Sandi, the children, and grandchildren as well as his parents and siblings.
He is survived by his wife Sandi and their children collectively: Tara (Francis) Brunette; Lesley (Mark) Wiegel and Richelle (Jason) Coniff; five grandchildren: Hailey Zuelke, Talyn Brunette, Victor Coniff, Mackenzie and Alexis Brunette; his dad, Theodore “Ted” Zuelke; sister, Julie Schneider (fiance’ Richard Plog); brother, Steven Zuelke (fiancee’ Cindy Kloida) his previous spouse, Judy Summers; two Godchildren, Leah Bartzen and Dillon Schneider; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother Jacqueline “Jackie” Zuelke and an infant sister, Sandra Lee Zuelke, Godparents, Donald & Jean Welch, aunts and uncles and grandparents.
A private funeral service was held on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Proko-Wall Funeral Home with Deacon Bernie Terrien officiating. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to the Zuelke family at www.prokowall.com.
Mike’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff of St. Vincent Hospital’s 9th floor, their ICU unit and Unity Hospice. Their care and consideration will always be remembered.