Warren H. Zuelke, Sr. died Saturday, April 30, 1994, at 11:20 p.m. at his residence in Baton Rouge. He was 72 and a native of Morgan City.
He was a retired Baton Rouge Beer Agency general manager and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the 82nd Airborne Division.
Visiting was held at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd., 4 to 9 p.m. Monday. Visiting at the funeral home chapel 9 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Tuesday. Religious services at St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 1 p.m. Tuesday, conducted by Father Charles Jenkins and the Rev. Don Pulliam. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park.
Survived by wife, Norma Mae Owens Zuelke; two sons, Warren Zuelke Jr. and Don Zuelke; three sisters, Marie Robichaux, Ethel Torregrossa and Helen Stoudemire; a brother, Otto Zuelke Jr.; and five grandchildren, Layne, Ryan, Adam, Graham and Kate Zuelke. Preceded in death by a son, Harry Brent Zuelke. Pallbearers will be Ryan Zuelke, Layne Zuelke, Jay Zuelke, Dale Zuelke, Roby Robichaux Jr. and Harry Stoudemire. Honorary pallbearers are I. M. Shelton Sr. and Jim Welsh.
He was a member of Lakeshore Lions Club, Sales and Marketing Club and Acadiana Chapter 82nd Airborne Division.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Louisiana Lions League for Crippled Children, P. O. Box 171, Leesville, 71496-0171, or Hospice Foundation of Greater Baton Rouge, 8322 One Calais Avenue, Suite A, Baton Rouge, 70809.
(The Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA, 3 May 1994, Page 9-C -
courtesy of Tedd Cocker)
Grave marker for Warren H. Zuelke, Sr in the Garden of
the Flowering Dogwood, Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge (East Baton
Rouge Paris), LA
Pvt Zuelke was assigned to Co F, 508th in October 1942
He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for heroic
conduct in action on 26 and 27 December 1944 near Erria, Belgium.