Services honoring and remembering Nicholas Eric Zanger, 44 of Claremore, will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 at the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service with interment to follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home.
Nicholas Eric Zanger was born on Dec. 20, 1972, in Dearborn, Mich. He moved to Claremore in 1979, attended Justus and Claremore High School. After school he enlisted in the Army National Guard Reserve and received an honorable discharge. Later he graduated with honors from Oklahoma City College with a 4.0 GPA and a degree in Psychology.
Nick enjoyed fishing, camping, playing guitar, singing with the band, his Harley and pick-up truck. Nick made friends easily and many were lifelong friends. Mostly Nick had a father's heart and his children were always on his mind.
Nick is survived by his wife: Megan; children: Taylor, Payton and Peter; grandchildren: Campton, Gracie and Nicholan; his parents: Margie Butler and Larry Zanger; and his brother Jack Zanger; and sisters: Misty Darbyshire and Kelli Oyewole.
Published on December 19, 2017