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Emma Louise Zielke

May 21, 1935 — March 30, 2023

Emma Louise (Claborn) Zielke was born in Texline, Tx on May 21,1935 to Velma and John Claborn.  She met the love of her life, Larry Jay Zielke, in Texline in grade school. They were married on June 29, 1952.  They celebrated 70 years of marriage last June.  Emma went home  on March 30, 2023  after a brief illness.  Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Velma Claborn. Sisters Dorthory Claborn, Willene Hemphill, and Peggy Crenshaw.  One brother,  J.W. Claborn, and grandson, Larry Russell Zielke, JR.  She is survived by her husband Larry, of the home; one son Russell Zielke and his wife, Becky. One daughter Cheryl Boeckman and her husband, Chris.  Grandchildren: Sarah and Matt Underdown, Matthew Zielke, Hannah and Nathan  Woods, Ryan Boeckman, Alecia Boeckman, and Kyle and Laura Boeckman.  Great grandchildren: Brayden, Brightyn, Wyatt, Kingston, Paris, Londyn, and Harper.  Sisters:  Mary Davis and her husband C.R. of Crossett, Arkansas, Betty Claborn of Marble Falls, TX,  and Bonnie Brown of Dalhart, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was an amazing wife, Mom, Granny, Sister, Aunt, and Friend.  She is home now.   

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Friday, April 7, 2023

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