Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Leslie “Les” R. Zielke
Leslie “Les” R. Zielke, 67, of Summerville, husband of Marilyn Ruth (Tinker) Zielke, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Trident Medical Center.
A gathering of friends and family will be held at James A. Dyal Funeral Home on Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock PM. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11 o’clock AM at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 206 Central Avenue, Summerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, “Relay for Life Team”, 206 Central Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483.
Les was born on September 3, 1946 in Ft. Wayne, IN son of the late Lloyd Zielke and Erma (Rhoad) Zielke. He served in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. Les graduated from Clemson University, Class of 1973, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering. He employed by SCE&G for 37 years. He most recently served as a District Engineer with Electric Operations. He was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife Marilyn are: one daughter: Amy Zielke of Summerville, SC; one son: Matthew Zielke (Janet) of Summerville; three grandchildren: McKenna, Megan and Maryn. He was predeceased by two brothers and one sister, Gary Zielke, Dennis Zielke and Lisa Elick.
A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.jamesadyal.com.
Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home, 303 S. Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483, (843) 873-4040.