Zinke, Margaret E.

Died: 26 November 2019

On the morning of 26 November 2019, Margaret Elizabeth (Trauger) Zinke, wonderful mother and grandmother, passed away at the age of 87 in Vancouver, Washington.

Margaret was born on 8 September 1932, in Hazelton to Noah and Luetta (Goehring) Trauger. She grew up in Mandan where she spent most of her early life. Her later life was spent in many places including Alaska, Nevada, California, Oregon and Washington. Margaret had three children – Connie, Mark and Jason. She was a lover of life and family. Margaret was a deeply religious woman who devoted her time to the service of God and others.

Margaret is preceded in death by her son, Jason Zinke; siblings, RoseAnn Herrmann, Kenneth Trauger, and Calvin Trauger; and parents, Noah and Luetta Trauger.

She is survived by her sister, Mildred Archambeau; brother, Paul Trauger; daughter, Connie (Dick) Foster; son, Mark Zinke; daughter-in-law, Marie Zinke, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A private service was held for the family.

Margaret is pictured in the 4th edition of the Friedrich Seidemann Family Tree Book on page 383 with her parents and siblings and on page 385 as an adult. She is listed on page 401 with her parents, children, grandchildren, and her great grandchildren. Margaret is a 5th generation descendant of Friedrich and Rosine Seidemann and her genealogy line is as follows: Friedrich, Carl, Rosa, Luetta, and Margaret.