age 66 of Northbrook formerly of Chicago, passed away at Glen Oaks Nursing & Rehab Center on Thursday, December 12, 2013. He was the only son born to the union of John Charles Zielenski Sr. and Katherine nee: Militello (late Joe Salvo). John graduated from Wells High School Chicago class of 1966, and worked for Park Chrysler Dealership in Oak Park, and for the City of Chicago as a Streets and Sanitation Supervisor. He served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1965.
He is survived by his children John Zielinski III of Oak Park, Lisa Zielinski-Principato of Des Plaines, and Russ Borders of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, as well as six grandchildren.
Friends may call on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 3 to 8 PM at the Seguin & Symonds Funeral Home, 858 Sheridan Road, Highwood. A prayer service will be held in the main chapel at 7 PM, with Reverend Derek Kuhn officiating. Committal with military honors will be held at 1:30 PM Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 Hoff Road, Elwood, Illinois. Per family request, please omit flowers. For more information, please call (847)432-3878.