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Florissant in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Donald R. Zykan, Sr.

25 September 1932 - 1 March 1999

— "If Nobody Can - Zykan" —

 
 
Donald R. Zykan, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
1. Donald R. Zykan, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  Don Zykan, Sr. co-owned Zykan Bros. Solid Waste with his brothers Ed and Joe. Their Florissant based business was founded in 1932 by their father John M. Zykan. In 1951 Don married Florissant native Grace Ebbesmeyer and they raised 5 children and served their community on the boards of many civic organizations with a passion for philanthropy. His priorities were Family, Friends and Community Service with a mission to always give back and help others.
 
Erected 2015 by City of Florissant.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 47.622′ N, 90° 19.639′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Rue St. Francois just west of North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 545 Rue St Francois, Florissant MO 63031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grace A. Zykan (here, next to this marker); Thomas Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); Sidney R. Garrett
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Henry F. Hendel (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry F. Koch (within shouting distance of this marker); Sgt. 1st Class Charles F. Prevedel (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark A. Behlmann (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florissant.
 
More about this marker. Marker was the 23rd plaque as part of Florissant's "Walk Through History" series.
 
Donald R. Zykan, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
2. Donald R. Zykan, Sr. Marker
Donald's plaque is next to the pole. His wife's plaque, dedicated later, is in front.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 129 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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