Darrell Dean "Dez" Zieske, 69, of Sunnyside died on Saturday, June 13, 2009, at Sunnyside Community Hospital.

He was born March 7, 1940 in Sidney, Mont., the son of Clarence and Catherine (Mocko) Zieske.

He graduated from Grandview High School with the class of 1959.

He is survived by two daughters, Darilyn Hackett of Prosser and Jerine Barnes of Yakima; four grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Stellmach of St. Cloud, Minn. and Sharon Alexander of Sunnyside; and one brother, Bill Zieske of Sunnyside.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Clarence Zieske Jr., Duane "Bud" Zieske, Arlen "Whitey" Zieske and Arold "Ozzie" Zieske; and two sisters, Marilyn "Metz" Breitling and Donna Hicks.

At Mr. Zieski's request there will be no formal funeral services.

Those wishing to honor Mr. Zieski's memory may contribute to the Union Gospel Mission.

Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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