Richard Zeller Obituary

Richard  F. Zeller
Richard "Dick" Zeller
Richard F. Zeller

August 21, 1924 - September 30, 2010
Born in Burlington, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Obituary

Richard F. "Dick" Zeller, 86, died at home in Des Moines on Thursday, September 30, 2010. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, October 4 at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. Burial will be at Resthaven Cemetery.

Dick was born on August 21, 1924 in Burlington, IA to Orville and Ida (Kling) Zeller. He grew up in Des Moines where he graduated from North High School in 1942. Following graduation he went to work for Solar Aircraft. In 1945, he and his brother, Bob, became partners in Zeller Brothers Tool and Die Business which they owned for 50 years until retirement in 1995.

Dick was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of the Masonic Home Lodge and a member of the York Rite. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Those left to cherish Dick's memory include his wife of 58 years, Alice Zeller of Des Moines; three children, Michael (Colleen) Zeller of Madrid, Thomas Zeller of Joplin, MO and Wayne (Lynn) Zeller of Viroqua, WI; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Nancy; parents, Orville and Ida Zeller; brother, Bob; and sister, Dorothy.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Immanuel United Methodist Church or the Animal Rescue League.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, October 3, 2010
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Service
Westover Funeral Home
PENDING
PENDING, IA US PENDING
Monday, October 4, 2010
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Monday, October 4, 2010

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Immanuel United Methodist Church
2900 49th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50310