Michael Zender Obituary

Michael  Zender
Michael Zender
Michael Zender

September 1, 1960 - February 14, 2010
Born in Mason City, IA
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Mike Zender, 49, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2010 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30am Friday, February 19, at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Des Moines, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Mike was born in Mason City on September 1, 1960, raised in Algona and moved to Urbandale in 1987. He married Lorrie Kruize on July 21, 1988. Mike worked at Wells Fargo Financial as a customer service representative.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, remodeling his home, building furniture and helping others. Mike could fix anything. He was an avid Vikings, Twins and Hawkeyes fan.

Mike is survived by his wife, Lorrie, his sons, Derek and Dylan, all of Urbandale; his siblings, Jean Marie (Gidget) Boeckholt of Antioch, California, Peggy (Mark) Ruddy of Pocahontas, and Lori (Jamie) Poulsen of Des Moines; his mother-in-law, Jann Kruize of Wendell, Minnesota; 12 nieces and nephews and five great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Beverly (Kinney) Zender and his grandmother, Margaret Reese.

Visitation begins 3pm Thursday at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Blood Center of Central Iowa.

Throughout Mike's illness he received many units of blood due to the generosity of many donors. The family would appreciate your blood donation to save another's life.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, February 18, 2010
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Friday, February 19, 2010
10:30 AM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, February 19, 2010

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Blood Center of Iowa
431 E. Locust
Des Moines, IA 50309