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Melvin Raymond Zilka

July 08, 1936- January 22, 2020

  • Obituary

    Melvin Raymond Zilka, age 83, of Romulus, Michigan, passed away on Thursday, January 22, 2020. Melvin was born July 8, 1936 in Huron Township, Michigan. He was the son of Max Paul Zilka Sr. and Emma (Opificius) Zilka.

    To cherish his memory he leaves two children; Debra Zilka, Don (Heather) Zilka, daughter in law; Kristine Zilka, four grandchildren; Anthony Carroll, Jessica Zilka, Gabrielle Zilka and Kayla Zilka, and one great grandchild; Ayden Zilka.

    He was preceded in death by his wife; Delores Zilka, his parents; Max and Emma Zilka, one son; David Zilka and one grandson; Eric Zilka.

    Visitation will be held at Crane Funeral Home, 36885 Goddard Road, Romulus, MI. 48174 on Tuesday January 28, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and again on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Boston. The instate will begin at 10:00 am, with the service beginning at 11:00 am, with Rev. John W. Schwartz officiating. Interment will take place at Michigan Memorial Park, Flat Rock, MI.

    Online guests may leave condolences, share a photo, or light a memorial candle by visiting www.cranefuneralhome.net.

Visitation

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Crane Funeral Home

36885 Goddard Rd, Romulus, MI 48174

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Crane Funeral Home

36885 Goddard Rd, Romulus, MI 48174

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 30, 2020
11:00 AM

St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church

19109 Craig Street New Boston, MI, 48164

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Instate

Thursday, January 30, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church

19109 Craig Street New Boston, MI, 48164

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Interment Location

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Michigan Memorial Park

32163 Huron River Dr., Flat Rock, MI

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Cemetery

Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery

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