BLUE EARTH- Services for Howard W. Zierke, 86, of Blue Earth will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Blue Earth. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.
Zierke died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth and one hour prior to services at the church.
Howard W. Zierke was born Dec. 26, 1925, in Elmore, son of Henry Zierke and Hilda Madetzke.
Survivors include: wife, Mae Jean Zierke of Blue Earth; sons, Mark Bassett of Chippewa Falls, Wis., and Neal Zierke of Gainesville, Va.; daughter, Jennifer Hauth of New Ulm; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.