James F. Zinke

MENDOTA - James F. Zinke, 79, of Mendota passed away Sept. 3, 2019 at the Mendota Lutheran Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sublette with Rev. Randy Fronek officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Sublette. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Merritt Funeral Home in Mendota with a Rosary service at 4:30 p.m.

James was born March 11, 1940 in Mendota to Alton and Dorothy (Dinges) Zinke.

Survivors include three brothers, Richard (Mary) Zinke of Mendota, Gary (Janet) Zinke of Mendota and David (Mary Jo) Zinke of Sublette; and several nieces and nephews.

James was a farmer for many years. He showed Angus Cattle and was a member of 4-H. He was an avid Cubs, Red Sox and Chicago Bears fan and loved anything John Deere. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Sublette.

Memorials may be directed to Mendota Area Senior Services, Mendota Lutheran Home or Mass Intentions.


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