James E.Zeller (1934-2019)
Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 12/8/2019 at 10:21:27
James E. “Jim” Zeller, 85, of Dubuque, died Friday, December 6, 2019, at the Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque.
A prayer service will be held at 4:00 PM followed by visitation until 7:00 PM Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 3860 Asbury Road. Visitation will also be held from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM Friday, December 13, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 425 Iowa Street.
The Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Zeller will be 10:30 AM Friday, December 13, 2019, at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Rev. Monsignor Thomas E. Toale as the Celebrant. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Key West.
Jim was born September 19, 1934, in Little Falls, MN, the son of Joseph and Mary Quigley Zeller. On June 27, 1955, he married Mildred R. “Millie” Voss in Monona, Iowa.
He worked at Dubuque Packing Company.
He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. He loved fishing and dancing and was a Minnesota Vikings fan.
Survivors include his wife, Millie; one son, Greg (Kris) Zeller of Davenport; two daughters, Suzette (Bill) Dencker of Oveido, FL, and Gina Zeller of Dubuque; five grandchildren, Travis, Erin, Maggie, Emily, and Sam; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Marcena Kline of Brooklyn, IA; one sister-in-law, Jo Ann Zeller of Sun City, AZ; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and four brothers, Joe, Hilary, Don, and Ralph.
The family thanks the fifth floor doctors, nurses, and staff at Finley Hospital for caring for Jim.
A photo tribute can be viewed and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Jim’s obituary at www.hskfhcares.com.
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