Ralph Zinck

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Ralph C. Zinck, 91, of Belleville, IL, born May 24, 1931, in Mascoutah, IL, died Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Ralph had retired from Midwestern Propane and the City of Belleville. He was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. He was a United States Army Veteran having served in the Korean War and a member of the VFW.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Theckla, nee Butz, Zinck; a brother, Harvey (Rose) Zinck; a sister, Dorothy (Joe) Lanter; a grandson, Nicholas Luechtefeld; and a special friend Joann Loerch.

He is survived by five children, Eileen Roedl of San Antonio, TX, Amy Nichols of Mascoutah, IL, Peggy (Jeffrey) Smith of Shreveport, LA, Patrick (Lorena) Zinck of Nacogdoches, TX, and Jennifer (John) Bryant of Senoia, GA; seven grandchildren, Jeremy (Jacquelyn) Zinck, Joshua (Jennifer) Roedl, Elizabeth (Mohamad) Koteiche, Jeffrey (Nan) Smith, Marina Zinck, Sophia (Angel) Zinck-Rocha and Antonio Zinck; ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Norbert (Dona) Zinck of Nashville, IL; and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice or Benedictine Living Community at the Shrine, https://giving.benedictineliving.org/0141. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Chapel of the Benedictine Living Community at the Shrine.

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Chapel of the Benedictine Living Community at the Shrine.

Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO, with military honors.



2 Comments on Ralph Zinck

Jim D Griffe said : Guest Report Sep 12, 2022 at 12:29 AM

So sorry for your father’s passing. Your families are in our hearts during this sad time. Love and Prayers……Jimmy

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Dr Yvonne Johnson said : Guest Report Sep 10, 2022 at 12:49 PM

Dear cousins, So sorry for the loss of Uncle Ralph. He always livened up a room with jokes and left us all a little more joyful. Will miss his jovial personality and big smile. Sending love and comfort to you and your families. Yvonne Lanter Johnson

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