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Floyd R. Zemlock


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SPRING GLEN - Floyd Rudy Zemlock, age 92, passed away July 21, 2013 in Provo.

He was born Aug. 25, 1920 in New Castle, Colo., to Andy and Johana Kogovsec Zemlock.

Floyd was a Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II. It was during this time that he developed his talent for photography. A talent so great he was offered a job as a photographer with National Geographic Magazine. He declined their offer to pursue a greater love Matrina "Tina" M. Skerl whom he married Nov. 27, 1949 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helper. He was a life member of the Price Elks Lodge #1550, American Legion and the U.M.W.A. local 1651. His career as a miner, underground electrician and lead mine electrician spanned over 67 years.

Survived by his loving wife Tina Zemlock; whom he cared for tirelessly with much love and devotion until his death. His brother in law, John (Gloria) Skerl; many loving nieces, nephews, his close friends and loyal neighbors.

Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Rudy, Joe and Andy Zemlock; his sisters, Jennie Matekovic and Rose Bendetti.

We will be forever grateful for our Dear Uncle Floyd, for all his amazing talents, accomplishments, contributions and for all his love. We will love you always Ace.

Memorial graveside service Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, 11 a.m., Mt. View Cemetery, Helper. In lieu of flowers family suggests contributions to your favorite charity. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends and family are always welcome daily and may share memories of Floyd online at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.

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