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Suzanne Zunker

February 29, 1952 — June 28, 2022


Suzanne “Sue” R. Zunker, age 70, of Wausau, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Wausau Manor Health Services, Wausau.

She was born on February 29, 1952, daughter of the late Fritz and Orva (Borchardt) Zunker.  Sue grew up on a farm in the town of Stettin.  She graduated from Wausau High School in 1970, and went on to attend the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in social work.  She worked as a youth counselor and later as a social worker for Lincoln Hills School in Irma.

Survivors include her sister, Sharon Zunker of Wausau, aunt, Jean Gabor of Milwaukee and numerous cousins and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

In accordance with her wishes, no service will be held.  Helke Funeral Home, Wausau is assisting the family with arrangements.  You may leave messages and condolences for her family at

The family would like to thank the staff of Wausau Manor for their excellent care.

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