Anthony J. Zelencik, of Porter, Indiana passed away on January 28, 2008 at
his residence. He was 63.
Anthony was born on July 6, 1944 in Studguard, Ark., the son of Anthony S.
and Mary (Matej) Zelencik, both of whom preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Donnica (Donahue) Zelencik; son, Jeff Zelencik of
Portage; step-son, Kevin Howell of Porter; sister, Mary Beth (Richard) Moran
of Westville, and sister-in-law Jodi Zelencik of Portage and many nieces and
He was also preceded in death by a brother, David Zelencik and sister,
Anthony was a rigger at ISPAT Inland at the East Chicago Plant and retired in
2001. He was a member of the United Steel Workers of America; he served in
the US Air Force and was stationed in Spain. Anthony was very involved with
the DeMotte Little League for over 13 years coaching, umpiring and as
president. He umpired for semi pro leagues and many other leagues including
high school and State Park Little League locally. He was and avid fisherman
and enjoyed the outdoors.
Funeral Services, Deacon Bob Bonta officiating, will be at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941
Central Ave., Portage.
Visitation will be from 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donorís choice.