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 Why We Walk


Zachary Zoulek 

Zachary was a typical teenage boy who may not have liked academic school work, but thrived with working with his hands. He went to school and took welding classes, and then on to the Divers Institute in Seattle where he ended up certified as a commercial diver, with his primary interest in underwater welding. He was working as a welder and a commercial diver when he died.

His passion was mechanical work on his truck, Subaru, and motorcycle. As a young boy he loved to quad in the desert and ended up racing motor cross.

He loved the outdoors, taking a part trucks, cars and anything else that he wanted to make better. He liked to go to the lake, camp and enjoy time with his dog Diesel.

He adored his little sister and younger brother, they shared a special bond between brothers and always had each other’s back. He had a lot of strong friendships, and close knit relationships with his cousins. He was an adored well loved and forever missed son, grandson, and nephew.

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Richard Draper

Richard was a man who dedicated over 30 years of his life helping those in rehabilitation centers. His passion to help people extended far beyond the doors of his work. Richard loved helping his family, friends and even strangers he would meet.

He loved to go fishing, take road trips, cook and spend time with his family. He loved trying new recipes to share with his friends and family.

He loved the holidays, especially Christmas, where he could see all the grandkids' excitement and get to cook for everyone.

He was a loved son, spouse, grandpa, father, and stepfather. He will forever be missed.