Robert S. Zuk, 78, residing in Sandusky, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 30, 2013 after a brief illness.
Robert was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 24, 1935 to the late Adam and Mary (Palivoda) Zuk.
Robert graduated from Wakeman High School and attended the Cleveland Engineering Institute. Robert retired as owner and operator of Bob's furniture repair, and was employed as an engineer at TRW. He attended The Chapel Sandusky, Ohio. Robert was a volunteer fireman, avid fisherman, Boy Scout leader, stock car driver, and truly enjoyed carving for the Merry Go Round Museum.
Robert is survived by his wife, Mary (McCall) Zuk of 38 years; daughter, Sherri (Heidy) Zuk; sons, Steve (Faye) Zuk, Bill (Terrie) Ehrnsberger, and Scott (Jane) Ehrnsberger; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; brothers, Don Zuk and David Zuk; sisters, Dorothy Scheid and Betty (Cloyce) Fitch; the McCall family; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his brother, Tom Zuk, and sister-in-law's Sheila and Nora Zuk.
Friends may call Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 East Perkins Ave., Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Friends will be received Monday, June 3, 2013 from 10 until the time of services beginning at 11:00 AM at The Chapel, 4444 Galloway Rd. Sandusky, Ohio.
Memorial contributions in Robert's name may be made to the Merry Go Round Museum, 301 Jackson St. Sandusky, Ohio and Back to the Wild, 4504 Bardshar Rd. Castalia, Ohio 44824.
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