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Della M. Shuck Zilka

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Della Mae Shuck Zilka, age 94, born 1/31/1923 died on 8/3/2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark; her first husband, Harry Shuck; and her second husband, Fred Zilka. She is survived by daughters, Cindy (Terry) and Patti (Chuck) and two sons, Greg and Tom (Patty). She also leaves behind her 8 grandsons, Matt and Geoff, Corey, Nick and Chris, and Luke, Adam and Joey and their families (7 great-grandchildren).  Her sister, Pat and 2 brothers, Art and Jerry, also survive her. She is further survived by 4 step-daughters and 4 step-sons and their large, extended Zilka family. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on 6730 Nicollet Avenue on Thursday, August 10 at 10:30 with visitation one hour prior to Mass. A luncheon will follow with burial following  at Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to be distributed to Della’s charities. God Bless You Mom – You fought so hard - Peace to You.


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Submitted by Nancy Wolfe on

Della Mae Family,
We have such wonderful fond memories of Della and Harry. They lived next door to Dick and Pauline Foster and their kids and Andrea was my close friend growing up. I spent a lot of time with this family and Netta and Bud on the other side of Pauline on 5th Ave. You & Harry and Dick and Pauline were such good friends and remained so for the rest of your lives even after the death of both Dick and Harry. God bless you and I am certain that god is now holding you in the palm of his hands. Peace to all of the family, she was a really lovely lady.

Mike and Nancy Wolfe

Submitted by Cindy (Shuck) L... on

Thank you so much Nancy. It was great growing up on that block with such good people. We loved the Fosters and the Obergs. Pauline was like our second mom. Wonderful memories!

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