Duane V. Zuhlke

PORTAGE – Duane V. Zuhlke, age 87, of Portage, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at Columbia Healthcare Center in Wyocena.

Duane was born on December 4, 1936, in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, the son of Albert and Marie (Van Beuren) Zuhlke. He served his country with the National Guard.  On May 25, 1957, Duane married Gloria Hoeglinger.  They settled in Dousman and had two children, Daniel and Susan.  They moved to Portage in the 1970’s.  He had worked as a carpenter for Portage Lumber Center.

He is survived by his loving daughter, Susan (Rick) Clark of Woodruff, Wisconsin and their daughter, Krystle Clark (Matt) of Des Moines, Iowa;  other relatives and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Gloria and their son, Daniel. 

No services will be held at this time.  Inurnment will be at a later date in North Prairie Cemetery in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

The Pflanz Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.