Stephen L. Zorger, 67

Stephen L. Zorger, 67, of North Manchester, died at 8:08 p.m., Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at his home. 

He was born Sept. 15, 1948, in Wolf Lake, to Marvin and Nadean (Taylor) Zorger.

Steve was a 1966 graduate of Clear Creek High School, in Huntington County.  He married Nancy Weaver at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, in North Manchester, on Sept. 12, 1980.  He was a heavy equipment operator for the Indiana Department of Transportation for  45 years, retiring in 2014.  Steve enjoyed the outdoors, landscaping, and his koi ponds.  He was a member of the National Rifle Association, and was an avid Indiana University basketball fan. 

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Zorger of North Manchester; two brothers, Terry (Janice) Zorger of North Manchester and Kim (Reida) Zorger of Columbia City;, and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester, with Pastor Gene Kinney and Al Schlitt officiating.  Friends may call 4-6pm Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Steve may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Feb 02