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David R. Zitlow
David R. Zitlow, 72, of Quinnesec, Mi. passed away Thursday, Oct. 4 at Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, Mi.
Born Jan. 25, 1940 in Fond du Lac, he was the son of the late Harold and Helen Zitlow. He grew up in Fond du Lac and graduated from high school there.
He served in the United States Army Reserve and married Alicja Adamczyk on Dec. 1, 1990 in Armstrong Creek. He earned a bachelor degree at UW-Oshkosh and then attended Arizona State University, where he received a Master of Education. He worked in Freemont, Calif. for a few years before returning to Fond du Lac. He taught in Whitefish Bay for 15 years. After retiring he moved to Homestead, then later to Goodman and most recently resided in Quinnesec. An active member of the Elks Lodge in Fond du Lac, he was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed traveling.
He is survived by his wife, Alicja; two sons, Gwidon Kolkowski of West Bend and Arkadiusz (Marzena) Kolkowski of Goodman; three sisters, Gloria (Bill) Ott of Menasha, Diane Schroeder of Georgia and Gail (Tim) Kohl of Madison; two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, Mi. Prayers were offered at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. A Funeral Mass followed at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at American Martyrs Catholic Church, Kingsford, Mi. Rev. Dan Zaloga officiated and burial was in Breitung Township Cemetery, Quinnesec.