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John F. Zens

May 30, 1924 - June 16, 2018

U.S. Veteran

    Funeral Services:  11:00 AM Thursday June 21, 2018 in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac. Visitation Wednesday 1-4 & 6-9 PM, and 10:00 AM until time of service Thursday.

John Frank Zens age 94 of Algonac, MI. passed away peacefully at home Saturday June 16, 2018. He was born May 30, 1924 to the late John and Ruth Zens. He married first Becky Reid in 1962, she preceded him in death in 1995. He married Anita Kuriluk-Hagedon in 2001.

John was a very proud WW II U.S. Army Veteran. After his return from the war he became employed at Chris Craft Corp. for many years. He then went to work at GM where he retired in 1984. He was a past member of the Algonac City Council. He enjoyed classical music, working in his wood shop, and watching all types of sports (especially football). He loved to hunt and fish in his younger days. John touched many lives of all ages, each in a special way.

Mr. Zens is survived by his wife Anita, his son John F. IV, grandchildren Lauren Zens, and John F. Zens V, nephews Judson S. Gilbert II and John R. Gilbert, 4 stepchildren, 14 step grandchildren, and 2 great step grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday June 21, 2018 in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac. Visitation Wednesday 1-4 & 6-9 PM, and 10:00 AM until time of service Thursday. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Family Wishes.

He will be dearly missed.