Robert L. Zike, 86, of Collinsville, Illinois passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 14, 1924 in Mattoon, Illinois a son of the late Lloyd Orville & Pearl Marie (Shadow) Zike.
Mr. Zike proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He worked as a finisher for Consolidated Aluminum and retired in 1986 after 34 years of dedicated service & enjoyed the outdoors, deer hunting and spending time with family. He is survived by his beloved wife Eileen (Bradley) Zike; daughter Janet & David Cerny-Leggett; sons Brad & Judy Zike of Brighton, Illinois, Dave & Terri Zike of O’Fallon, Missouri; sisters Norma Roethemeier of Collinsville, Illinois & Donna Reiniger of Caseyville, Illinois; brother Kenneth Zike of Camden, Tenn; grandchildren Robert Cerny & Elizabeth Henson, Kim & Ben Bruns, Kelli, Amy, Jennifer, Katie & Steven Zike; extended family and several special friends. In addition to his parent he was preceded in death by a sister Lois Welle; brother’s Lloyd & Jack Zike.
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