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Private services for Jerry Zacharzuk

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Jerry Zacharzuk, age 66 of Portage, Ind., passed away on July 6, 2012.

He was born on August 11, 1945 in Germany to William and Vera (Bondar) Zacharzuk.

Jerry is survived by his beloved wife Susan (Cerda) Zacharzuk, of Portage, as well as his mother Vera Zacharzuk.

Also surviving are his daughters Connie Crawford of Chesterton, Ind., Richele Finley of Florida and Laura (Eric) Garcia of Moriarty, New Mexico; grandchildren Amanda (Nick) Gobin of Portage, Ind., Brenden Ruel of Valparaiso, Ind., Jolene Crawford, Taylor Crawford, Lauren Crawford and Ariel (Aaron) Flores; great-grandchildren, Draven and Drakko Gobin and Joseph and Trinity Flores; brother Walter Zacharzuk of Nova Scotia and sisters Nadya Zacharzuk of Nova Scotia and Kolina (Rob) Logan of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Jerry loved to travel and spend his free time fishing. He was known to be quite a character and for his ability to make people laugh.

Private family services have been arranged by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, Indiana.

Memorial donations may be made to VNA Horton Hospice Center, 501 Marquette St., Valparaiso, IN, 46383.

Posted 7/11/2012