Brett M. Zilke, 55

Brett M. Zilke, 55, of Belgium died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at his residence. He was born June 12, 1958, in Port Washington to James and Karen (nee Zetterlund) Zilke.

Brett is survived by his son Michael, his mother Karen (the late James) Zilke, his sister Jane (Mark) Teasley, a niece Ellen, a nephew Eric and many friends.

A memorial service will be held Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at 5 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 2881 Division Road, Jackson, with the Rev. Paul Mittermaier officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends from 3-4:45 p.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson is serving the family.

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