Zinke, Jason A.

Died: 18 July 2019

Jason Alan Zinke, loving husband and father of two, passed away on the evening of Thursday, 18 July 2019, at the age of 56 years while surrounded by his family.

Jason was born on 23 March 1963 in Fairfield, California to Chester and Margaret (Trauger) Zinke, but spent most of his childhood in Gardnerville, Nevada.

Jason married Marie Celeste Olson, 28 June 1986, and they remained married until his death. Together they raised two children, Cassandra and Justin.

He worked as an IT specialist for the majority of his life. In 2003 the family moved to Vancouver, Washington, where Jason spent the remaining years of his life. Jason is remembered as a skilled organist, lover of life, and a devoted husband and father.

Jason is survived by his wife, Marie; mother, Margaret Zinke; children, Cassandra and Justin; siblings, Connie (Dick) Foster and Mark Zinke; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Zinke; and stepmother, Elizabeth Hyde Zinke.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 1:00p.m. at Glenwood Community Church in Vancouver, Washington.

Jason is pictured in the 4th edition of the Friedrich Seidemann Family Tree Book on page 386 with his wife Marie and children, Cassandra and Justin.  He is listed on page 401 with his wife and children.  He is a 6th generation descendant of Friedrich and Rosine Seidemann and his genealogy line is as follows: Friedrich, Carl, Rosa, Luetta, Margaret, and Jason.