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Tom “Z-Man” Zenk passes away at age 59

Tom Zenk, the 59-year-old former professional wrestler who wrestled for WWE, AJPW, AWA, and WCW, passed away on December 9 according to the Minnesota Star Tribune website, which published his obituary today.

Zenk passed away at the North Memorial Medical Center and is survived by his parents, siblings, and nieces and nephews. No cause of death was reported. A celebration of Tom’s life will be held on Saturday, January 13 at 11:00AM at St. Olaf Catholic Church in Minneapolis.

Zenk joined the WWE in 1986 and teamed up with Rick Martel to form The Can-Am Connection. His only WrestleMania appearance came a year later at WrestleMania III in the opening match. In 1989, Zenk moved to NWA/WCW as The Z-Man. He teamed up with Brian Pillman, winning the U.S. Tag Team titles once. He also won the WCW TV title and the Six-Man Tag Team title with Dustin Rhodes and Big Josh during his five-year stint in WCW.

Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

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