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David Charles Zellner

November 2, 1951 ~ February 14, 2018 (age 66)

David C. Zellner, age 66 of Kewaunee, died on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at home surrounded by his family, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was born on November 2, 1951 to Richard and the late Rosella (Wery) Zellner. 

He graduated from Kewaunee High School with the Class of 1969.  He married Margaret Kinjerski on September 19, 1970 at St. Hedwig’s Church in East Krok. 

David and Margie farmed early in their married life. Dave continued in the agriculture business the rest of his career, including owning a construction business with his Dad. He transitioned into agricultural sales, working for Bill Lorrigan Construction until his retirement in November of 2017. 

He wore many hats.  He was a husband, father, grandfather, fireman, Town Chairman, coach and friend.  He spent roughly 30 years volunteering for the Tisch Mills Squeekers. His hobbies included wood working, hunting, fishing, camping, playing cards, and being on or around tractors.  He very much enjoyed the company of his family, especially teasing his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Margie, daughters Jackie (Rick) Duescher, Luxemburg; Jamie (Jason) Wozniak, Green Bay; sons Brad Zellner and special friend Jenna Kegler, Luxemburg; and Bill Zellner.  Grandchildren Brandon, Brookelynn, Dalton, Carli, Tyler, Mathew, Brody, Deanna, Chase and Anthony.  He is also survived by his father, sisters Donna (Pat) Flanagan and Karen (Dave) Frisque, and in-laws Dolores Krueger, Donna (David) Opicka, Frank (Laurie) Kinjerski and Annie (Norb) Zelewske.  He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbors and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, in-laws Frank Sr. and Leona Kinjerski, son Michael, grandson Mason, brother Donald, three infant sisters, brother-in-law Aaron Krueger, nephew LCpl Dean Opicka.

Friends may call after 3:00 p.m. Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Kewaunee.  A parish wake service will be held at 7:00 p.m.  Visitation continues on Saturday, at St. Lawrence Church, Stangelville after 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. by Fr. Dennis Drury.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Norman.

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