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SSGT Walter Zuk

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SSGT Walter Zuk

  • Birth 1 Jul 1920
  • Death 27 Feb 2007
  • Burial Bethalto, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Lot 40D
  • Memorial ID 18313889

Walter was the son of George and Louise Zuk; the brother of Henry Zuk and Josephine Zuk Petersen; the husband of Barbara Slaughter and the father of Connie Zuk Nisinger. He was a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, earning a European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal with two Bronze Battle Stars. He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and the VFW Alton Post 1308. A machinist at Owens-Illinois for 33 years, he was a lifetime member of the International Association of Machinists for more than 50 years. In addition, he was a member of the Wood River Moose Lodge, the Alton Eagles, and the East Alton American Legion. Walter was married to the former Barbara Slaughter on December 6, 1947.


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  • Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 9 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18313889
  • Connie Nisinger
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Walter Zuk (1 Jul 1920–27 Feb 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18313889, citing Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Connie Nisinger (contributor 74) .