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ZABRISKIE, Billie C. "Bill"
1936-2011
Calhoun Cemetery, Tebo Twp, Henry Co, MO
Billie 'Bill' C. Zabriskie, age 74, of Calhoun, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. Bill was born on December 31, 1936, in Hagerman, ID, to Peter Ward Zabriskie and Lula Marion 'Irvin' Zabriskie. After school, Bill went to work in the construction business as a bricklayer. Later, Bill married Blanche Lillian Dyer. Not only was he an artist in the bricklaying industry, Bill was also known for his works of art. Survivors include: two sons, William 'Kirk' Zabriskie and wife Margaret, of Calhoun, and Leonard 'Lenny' Zabriskie and wife Amanda, of Windsor; a brother Bud Zabriskie of Payette, ID; two sisters, Mary Coon and husband Roy, and June Wallace, of Emmett, ID; 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many, many friends. His parents, his wife and a son, Danny Zabriskie, preceded Bill in death. Funeral services will be November 12, 2011 at Consalus Funeral Home of Clinton with burial at Calhoun Cemetery.

ZABRISKIE, Blanche Lillian DYER
1939-2006
Calhoun Cemetery, Tebo Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Oct 9 2006 - Lillian Zabriskie, 66, Calhoun, died Saturday, October 7, 2006 at St. Lukes Hospital, Kansas City. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 12, at Consalus Funeral Home, with burial in Calhoun Cemetery. Lillian was born on November 12, 1939, in Winnemucca, Nevada, daughter of Samuel and Blanche Ethel Hillman Dyer. She married Bill C. Zabriskie and would have celebrated their 52nd anniversary in November. She greatly enjoyed Bingo and going to yard sales. She liked to read especially true crime stories. She was an awesome baker making the best Christmas candy around. Preceding her in death is her parents, one son, Daniel Ray Zabriskie, one sister, Ruby Thompson, two brothers, Harvey Thompson and Billy Dyer. Survivors include her husband, Bill; two sons, William Kirk Zabriskie and wife Margaret; Clyde Leonard Zabriskie; five grandchildren, Kody Zabriskie; William "Bubba" Zabriskie; Justin Zabriskie; Alishia Lagud; Kayla Zabriskie; numerous nieces and nephews; host of friends and Bingo buddies.

ZACHARY, Mildred Irene SCHMITT
1919-1991
Lowry City Cemetery, Lowry City, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Mildred Irene Zachary, 72, the daughter of Reuben O. and Bertha Mae Miller Schmitt, was born at Lowry City and passed away December 24, 1991, at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Clinton. She had lived in Riverside, California, where she was a loan officer before moving to Henry County eight years ago after her retirement in 1981. She was a member of the Calhoun Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth D. Zachary and Keith Zachary, both of Riverside, California; one brother, George Schmitt, Cape Coral, Florida, and one sister, Dorothy Mayberry, Clinton. Graveside services were held Friday, December 17, 1991, at the Lowry City Cemetery.

ZAHN, Audrey E. HENLEY
1904-1992
Ridge Park Cemetery, Marshall, Saline Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Mrs. Virgil (Audrey E.) Zahn of Marshall, 87, died Monday, January 20, 1992 at the Saline County Rest Home in Marshall. Survivors include a son, Rev. Frederick Zahn, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Clinton and sons Dr. Robert Lloyd Zahn of Springfield and Edward Andrew Zahn of Marshall. Funeral services will be Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church of Marshall, with burial in Ridge Park Cemetery.

ZEHNDER, Averil Maxine
1916-2004
Stones Chapel Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jan 20 2005 - Averil Maxine Zehnder was born July 24, 1916, in Henry County to Alden F. and Dorrit M. (Vansant) Zehnder. She died December 9, 2004, in Clinton at the age of 88 years. She grew up at the Delmar Country Sore where she lived most of her life. She attended Mound Grade School and Clinton High School, graduating in 1934. She worked for grain elevator companies for 10 years and for Missouri Public Service Co. for 40 years and four days. She joined Stone's Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church South at the age of 12. She served her church as pianist, organist and Sunday School teacher. She was very faithful to her church. Maxine was a member of the Golden Valley Hospital Auxiliary. Several years ago she started writing her column for the Clinton Daily Democrat paper, called it "Hither And Yon". Many people enjoyed her wit and humor. She was always thinking and planning what she would write next. Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lucile Long and Evelyn Clary. She is survived by two nieces, Janice Sloan of Clinton and Shirley Hanson of Overland Park, Kansas; a great-niece, Janice Galke of Overland Park, Kansas; three great-nephews, Kent Sloan of Clinton, Jeff Sloan and wife Giselle, Surprise, Arizona, and Richard Gauke and wife Anna, Overland Park, Kanas, and two great-great-nephews, Chadd Sloan and Chris Gustanto. Funeral services were held at Vansant-Mills Chapel Sunday, December 12. Burial was in Stones Chapel Cemetery, Montrose.

ZEHNDER, Frederic Francis
1927-2011
Stones Chapel Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Frederic Francis Zehnder, son of Lawrence and Veta (Silvers) Zehnder, was born October 2, 1927, in Adrian. He died December 25, 2011, at Centerpointe Hospital, Independence, at the age of 84 years. Fred served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a supervisor at General Motors for 33 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Independence, and the Clinton Masonic Lodge. He was a Sagarnore in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say Boy Scouts of America while serving in Troop 128 and Troop 67. Fred is survived by his children, Larry Zehnder and wife, Anna Marie, Frederic Michael Zehnder, John Mitchell Zehnder and wife, Deanna, and Marcia Deanne Rice and husband, Michael, all of Independence, and Terrie Rowland and husband, Donald, Blue Springs; 11 grandchildren, Courtney Wohlgemuth, Katie Fanning, Angela Reed, Kyle Rowland, Kelly Rowland, Kody Rowland, Cole Zehnder, Delanie Zehnder, Brooke Zehnder, Austin Peterman and Crystal Peterman; four great-grandchildren, Gage Wohlgemuth, Caleb Reed, Madison Reed, Madison Reed and Sophia Milner, and one brother, Donald Zehnder and wife, Edna, Jefferson City. Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 29, at Vansant-Mills Chapel. Interment was in Stones Chapel Cemetery, Montrose.

ZEHNDER, Lillian Mae ORR
1932-1979
Vansant Road/Clinton Memory Garden Cemetery, Fields Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
Jefferson City, Cole Co, MO - Mrs. Lillian M. Zehnder of 1817 Allen Dr., died today at Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. She had been hospitalized two weeks. She was born June 1, 1932, at Urich, the daughter of Ray Gilbert and Ocie Ellen (Long) Orr, who survive at Montrose. She was married June 2, 1950, at Clinton, to Donald H. Zehnder, who survives at the home. Mrs. Zehnder moved here from Newton, Iowa, six years ago with her husband, an executive with United Telephone Co. Prior to that, she lived at Kansas City for 13 years. She was a homemaker and her hobbies included ceramics and art craft. A graduate of Clinton High School, Mrs. Zehnder was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Shirley Curlis Circle of the church, the United Methodist women, and the Charles E. Still Hospital Guild. Other survivors include: A son, Randall Don Zehnder, Wichita, KS, two daughters, Mrs. Pamela Hall, Springfield, MO, and Miss Kenna Marie Zehnder of the home. Also a brother, Ray Orr Jr. Clinton; two half-brothers, Kenneth Simpson, Eugene OR., and Cecil Simpson, Urich; a half-sister Mrs Jim Peterson, Overland Park, KS and one grandchild. Services are scheduled for Monday at the First Methodist Church. Burial will be Monday at Memory Gardens, Clinton.

ZEHNDER, Mary Ann "Marie" BALSIGER
1860-1923
Stones Chapel Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton MO - Mrs. Fred Zehnder passed away at the Dr. N. I. Stebbins Hospital at 7:40 a.m. Sunday. She had undergone an operation on Monday, May 21st, and seemed to be doing nicely until 8 p.m. Saturday, when she took worse. Everything possible for human hands to do was done in a an effort to prolong her life to bless and comfort her children and loved ones, but when the Heavenly Father calls, all must submit to His will; and so ended the earthly life of one of this county's best loved and respected mothers. She had been in failing health the past year. - Marie Balsiger was born June 17, 1860, in Buchanan county, Missouri; died May 27, 1923, at the N. I. Stebbins hospital, Clinton, Mo., aged 62 years, 11 months and 10 days. On March 20, 1881, she was united in marriage to Frederick Zehnder who preceded her to the heavenly home 4 months and 27 days. To this union were born nine children as follows: Alvin, dying in infancy, and Mrs. Lena Bantly passing away Jan. 7, 1915. The living children are: Alden, living at Delmar; Herbert, living near home; Mrs. Wm. Wackerman, Clinton, Mo., and Edwin, Josie, Lawrence and Roy, at home. She also leaves five grandchildren: Greta Bantly, Lucile, Evelyn, Maxine and Oleta Zehnder. She is survived by four sisters, and four brothers. Mrs. Zehnder was confirmed in the German Reform church in youth and lived a consistent Christian life; was a faithful Christian wife and the most loving of mothers. No sacrifice was too great, no task too hard for this loving mother. Her home was a home of hospitality and she leaves an influence that will live and bear rich fruit. Funeral services were conducted at Stones Chapel Tuesday, May 29th. Burial in the cemetery nearby. Those coming from a distance for the funeral were: Wm. Balsiger and daughter, Marie, Albany, Mo.; Mrs. Carrie Keller, Wm. Keller, Otto Keller, wife and son, Clifford, St. Joseph, Mo.

ZEHNDER, Vera Y. WOIRHAYE
1932-2000
Stones Chapel Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 4 2000 - Vera Y. (Woirhaye) Zehnder, daughter of Gilbert Franklin and Lily Mae (Walker) Woirhaye, was born August 20, 1932, and died at her home in Independence on March 21, 2000, at the age of 67 years. Vera was born in Henry County. She was married to Frederic F. Zehnder on October 25, 1952, in Clinton and to this union five children were born. She worked for Kmart for 18 years. She was a member of the Christ's United Methodist Church, Independence. She was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert F. Woirhaye, and one granddaughter, Jessica Lynn Rice. She is survived by her husband, Fred, of the home; three sons, Larry and wife Marie, Mike and wife Maria, and Mitch and wife Deanna, all of Independence; two daughters, Deanne Rice and husband Michael D., Independence, and Terrie Rowland and husband Don, Blue Springs; her mother, Lily Mae Woirhaye of Clinton; one brother, Marvin Woirhaye of Clinton; one sister, Wanda Fields of Urich; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson. Vera was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved to bowl, go fishing, travel, attend garage sales and sew for her grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Vansant-Mills Chapel on Saturday, March 25. Burial was in Stones Chapel Cemetery, rural Montrose.

ZEHNDER, Veta A. SILVER
1905-1993
Stones Chapel Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Veta A. Zehnder was born in Adrian, Missouri December 27, 1905 to John C. Silver and Etta Morrill Silver and departed this life April 6, 1993 at Meadowbrook Manor in Clinton, at the age of 87. She attended school in Adrian and received her BS and MS degrees in Education from Central Missouri State University. She taught school in Henry and Bates Counties thirty years before retiring in 1972. She was a member of Eastern Star. She married Lawrence F. Zehnder January 9, 1926 and moved to a farm in henry County where they lived until 1974 when they moved to Clinton. She joined the Stones Chapel Methodist Church in 1926 and was a member of the White Oak United Methodist Church at the time of her death. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, in 1986, her parents, five sisters, two brothers and one great-granddaughter. She is survived by two sons, Frederic Zehnder of Independence, and Donald Zehnder of Jefferson City; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren and one sister, Celestine Johnston of Cassville, Mo. Funeral services were held at Stones Chapel, Montrose, Friday, April 9, 1993. Burial was held at the Stones Chapel Cemetery.

ZEHNDER, Violet Hazel JOHNSTON
1904-1992
Stones Chapel Cemetery, Walker Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Violet Hazel Zehnder, age 87 of Route #3, Montrose, Missouri passed away Sunday July 5, 1992 at Sycamore View Nursing Home, Clinton, Missouri. Mrs. Zehnder was born in Vernon, Texas and has lived in Henry County since she was two years old. She was a member of the Stones Chapel United Methodist church and the Better Homes Improvement Club. Her husband, Roy F. Zehnder passed away June 9, 1985. She is survived by two sons, Loyd Zehnder, Montrose and Robert Zehnder, Waverly, Missouri; one daughter, Mary Alice Powers, Grandview, Missouri; one brother, Fred Johnston, Montrose, Missouri and one sister, Margaret Colson, Urich, Missouri as well as eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Stones Chapel Thursday, July 9, 1992. Burial was held at the Stones Chapel Cemetery, Montrose, Mo.

ZEILER, Billy Ray
1946-2008
Benton Green Cemetery, Center Twp, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Nov 24 2008 - Billy Ray Zeiler, 62, Osceola, formerly of Kansas City, died Thursday, Nov 20, 2008, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. Funeral services were Saturday, Nov 22, at the Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel in Osceola. Burial with military honors were in the Benton Green Cemetery, Roscoe.

ZEILER, Charles R. "Jack"
1912-1998
Macedonia Cemetery, Doyal Twp, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 13 1998 - Charles R. "Jack" Zeiler, 85, Osceola, died Friday, April 10, 1998, at Truman Lake Manor, Lowry City. Mr. Zeiler was a retired livestock hauler. He is survived by his wife, Jean, of the home; one sister, Mrs. Murl Bourland, Appleton City. Graveside services were Monday, April 13, at the Macedonia Cemetery in rural Osceola.

ZEILER, Margaret Joan
1934-1995
Landaker Cemetery, Butler Twp, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Margaret Joan Zeiler, the youngest of seven children of John W. Zeiler, Jr. and Lena Bell (Perkins) Zeiler, was born July 15, 1934, in Osceola and died October 8, 1995, at Truman Lake Manor in Lowry City at the age of 61 years, two months and 23 days. She lived in Appleton City all of her life. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Appleton City, but had attended the Church of God (Holiness) with her sister, Edith Crowder, husband, Haldor, and family for the past several years. She loved life and everyone. her hobbies were doing needlework and word puzzles, and she enjoyed country music. She was especially fond of children and always ready to help someone else. After the death of her mother and father, she continued to live in Appleton City. She later chose to enter Truman Lake Manor in Lowry City after becoming ill and made that her second home. She loved it there and everyone loved her. She said, We will just take it one day at a time. Joan remained cheerful even up to the time of her passing. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Dorothy Zeiler and Helen Reasoner. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Haldor (Edith) Crowder of Appleton City, Mrs. Cecil (Bettie) Bolander of Osceola, and Mrs. Floyd (Martha) Thomas of Independence; one brother, Leo Roy Zeiler and wife Marlene, of Puyallup, Washington; a number of cherished nieces and nephews, and a host of dear friends. Funeral services were at the Hill & Son Funeral Home in Appleton City Tuesday October 10. Burial as in Landaker Cemetery in Lowry City.

ZEILER, Ray Eugene "Bill"
1923-2008
Osceola Cemetery, Osceola, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Sep 18 2008 - Mr. Ray E. "Bill" Zeiler, 85, Osceola, formerly of Kansas City, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Western Missouri Medical center, Warrensburg. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel in Osceola. Burial will be in the Osceola Cemetery.

ZELLERS, Arthur Allen
1910-1997
Norris Cemetery, Big Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Arthur Allen Zellers, 86, O'Fallon, died Saturday, February 8, 1997, at Garden View Care Center, O'Fallon. - Arthur Allen Zellers was born on July 9, 1910, and died February 8, 1997, at the age of 86 years, six months and 30 days. He was born in Eunice, the third of five children of George Clayton Zellers and Myrtle Amy Zellers. At an early age his family moved to Urich area where he attended school, worked in farming and eventually met Ruby Frances Grasher. They married on December 18, 1935. Arthur and Ruby moved to Kansas City in 1941 where he began his 31-year career as an electrician. His work career culminated with his retirement from Sears & Roebuck in 1975 after 27 years of service. In November 1996 they moved from Kansas City to O'Fallon to be closer to their family. This is where Ruby currently resides. Arthur's career was interrupted by World War II where he served two years and 10 months in the United States Army Combat Engineers. He served in the European Theater of Operations where he fought in seven battles and was awarded six Bronze Stars for his service. Arthur and Ruby have two sons, Michael Lynn Zellers and Darrell Lee Zellers. Michael married Gloria Peterson and they have two children, Darren and Robin. Michael and Gloria reside in Ballwin. Darrell married Susan Fensom and they have three children, Erin, Audrey and Hannah. They reside in O'Fallon. Darren Zellers married Jackie Harrison. They have one daughter, Olivia, and are expecting another child. They live in Grover. Robin Zellers married Tim Lamberth. They have one son, Nicholas, and live in Jacksonville, NC. Arthur Allen Zellers was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Audrey and Luther; one sister, Anna Mendenhall, and one granddaughter, Sarah Zellers. He is survived by Ruby, his wife of 61 years; his sister, Lottie Prather of Fort Scott, Kansas, and both sons, Michael and Darrell; also by five grandchildren, Darren, Robin, Erin, Audrey and Hannah and two great-grandchildren, Olivia and Nicholas. Funeral services were held at the Vansant-Mills Chapel, Tuesday, February 11. Burial was in the Norris Cemetery, Urich.

ZELLERS, Luther Ausburn
1909-1989
Norris Cemetery, Big Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton MO - Luther Ausburn Zellers, 80, Clinton, Mo. died August 7, 1989 at the home. He was born April 17, 1909 in Eunice, Mo. and lived in the Clinton area most of his life. Mr. Zellers was a farmer until he retired in 1972. He was a member of the Hartwell, Mo. Baptist Church. He was a member of the Lucas Men's Club, near Clinton. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Zellers of the home, a brother, Arthur Zellers, Kansas City, Mo.; a sister Lottie Prather, Fort Scott, Ks. Services were held at the Vansant-Mills Chapel, Clinton. Burial was in the Norris Cemetery, Hartwell, Mo.

ZELLERS, Maymie Mae ATHERTON
1916-2002
Norris Cemetery, Big Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Dec 17 2002 - Maymie Mae Zellers, 86, Kansas City, died Friday, December 13, 2002. Services will be Wednesday, December 18, at Bethany Baptist Church, followed by graveside services at the Norris Cemetery near Urich. She was born February 18, 1916, in Wakenda and had lived in the Kansas City area since 1938. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1219 and since 1973 was a member of the War Dads Auxiliary. She was a volunteer for the VA Hospital since 1974 with 7,621 hours of service. She was also a member of the Blue Valley Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Audrey in 1969, and three brothers, Lonnie, Alfred and Gerald. Survivors include her brother, Harold Jack Atherton of Mooresville; two sisters, Elsie Hodson, Carrolton, and Mary Lou Dawson, Knob Noster; four nieces, two nephews, three great-nephews, five great-nieces and four great-great-nephews.

ZELLERS, Mildred Lucille HARBSTREET
1913-1989
Norris Cemetery, Big Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
Clinton MO - Mildred Lucille Harbstreet Zellers died September 8, 1989, at the Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton, Mo. She was born November 13, 1913 in Hartwell, Mo. She was the widow of Luther Zellers, who died a month ago. Survivors include a brother-in-law, Arthur Zellers of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters-in-laws, Lottie Prather of Fort Scott, Ks. and Maymie Zellers of Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services were held at Vansant-Mills Funeral Chapel. Burial was in the Norris Cemetery, Hartwell, Mo.

ZELLERS, Ruby Frances GRASHER
1913-2011
Norris Cemetery, Big Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
Ruby Frances Zellers, age 98 of O'Fallon, Missouri passed away November 23, 2011 at Park Lane Nursing Home, O'Fallon. Funeral services will be Monday, November 28, 2011 at Vansant-Mills Chapel, Clinton with burial in Norris Cemetery, Hartwell. Ruby was born in Hartwell, the daughter of William Phillip and Nettie Jane (Armstrong) Grasher. She was married to Arthur Allen Zellers on December 18, 1935. She and Arthur lived in Kansas City, Missouri from 1945 to 1996 when they moved to O'Fallon. She was a member of the Norfleet Baptist Church, Kansas City. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and one sister Helen Correll and one brother Lloyd Grasher. She is survived by two sons, Darrell Lee Zellers and wife Susan of Lake St. Louis, Missouri and Michael Lynn Zellers and wife, Gloria of O'Fallon, Missouri; five grandchildren, Darren Zellers and wife, Jackie, Robin Zellers, Erin Ball and husband, John, Audrey Abegg and husband, Paul and Hannah Zellers and four great grandchldren, Olivia Zellers, Grant Zellers, Nicholas Lamberth and Jamie Abegg.

ZENER, Anna E. CARMACK
1849-1919
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Clinton MO - Mrs. Anna Zener died at her home in Kansas City, Jan. 20th, after an illness of several weeks with dropsy and being in poor health for some time. Deceased was about 70 years old and resided in Clinton a number of years, when her husband, Melvin Zener, was in the drug business on the north side of the square. He has been dead about 15 years. They built the house where Dr. Barr now resides and this was their home for a number of years. She is survived by one son, Herbert, of Kansas City; two daughters - Misses Margaret, who is in the office of the agriculture college at Manhattan, Kas.; and Ethel, who is a photographer in Kansas City. She was a member of the First M. E. church years ago. The body was brought to Clinton and the funeral services conducted at the First M. E. church last Friday afternoon. Burial in Englewood.

ZERKEL, Frank Daniel
1904-1993
Green Lawn Cemetery, Rich Hill, Bates Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Frank Daniel Zerkel, 88, of Rich Hill, died Friday, July 30 1993 at the Ellett Memorial Hospital in Appleton City after a long illness. He was born November 11, 1904 at Humansville, the son of Thomas Robert and Euphemia (Fisher) Zerkel. He was a member of the Rich Hill United Methodist Church. He served as Sunday School superintendent of the Humansville Methodist Church. Frank was an agent for the Shelter Insurance Company for 25 years while living in Humansville, retiring in 1967. They later moved to Rich Hill in 1974. He took great pride in his family and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He is survived by his wife, Nina, of the home; one daughter, Delores Wheatley and husband Alan of Rich Hill; two grandchildren, Sandra Cameron and husband Mike, Greg Wheatley and wife Jennifer; one great-granddaughter-in-law, Cindy Wheatley; five great-grandchildren, Lindsey and Vincen Cameron, Kristin Wheatley, Miranda and Marisa Wheatley. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Mark Wheatley, two brothers and five sisters, Frank being the last surviving member of his family. Funeral services were Monday, August 2, at Sheldon-Booth Chapel, Rich Hill. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill.

ZERR, Irene Clara ZIEGLER
1925-2005
Robinson Cemetery, Collins Twp, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Nov 21 2005 - Irene Clara Zerr, 79 Weaubleau, died Sunday, November 20, 2005 at her home from injuries sustained in a house fire. She was born December 5, 1925, at Oakley, Kansas, to Antone and Margarete (Miller) Ziegler. She had retired as a nurse's aide, having worked more than 25 years at Sac-Osage Hospital, Osceola. She was a longtime area resident of Weaubleau and a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, Humansville. Survivors include four sons, Tony Zerr, Weaubleau, John Zerr, Kingman, Arizona, Benny Zerr, Junction City, Kansas, and George Zerr, Jr. of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky; five daughters, Marilyn Broom, Springfield, Jeanene Burton, Clinton, Donna Morris, Round Rock, Texas, Lorelei Williams, Aldridge, and Georgia Brockus, Vista; two brothers, Phil Ziegler, Hutchinson, Kansas, and Leo Ziegler, Hays, Kansas; four sisters, Delphine Malone, Coronada, California, Agnes Young, Fresno, California, Loretta Beckman, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral mass will be Saturday, November 26, at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Humansville. Burial will be in Robinson Cemetery, west of Weaubleau.

ZEY, Lisa J. BURRIS
1958-1996
New Virginia Cemetery, New Virginia, Warren Co, IA
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Lisa Burris Zey, 38, Camdenton, died November 30, 1996, at 12:30 a.m. in Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital, Osage Beach, of sepsis. Mrs. Zey graduated from Sherwood High School at Creighton and attended CMSU at Warrensburg. She had been employed in the EKG and Vascular Lab Department at Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital and was a member of the St. Anthony's Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by a brother, Andy Burris. She is survived by her husband, Clay "Skip" Zey and her sons, Dustin and Andy Zey, all of the home in Camdenton; her parents, John and Ramona Burris, Truro, Iowa, formerly of Creighton; one brother, Shawn Burris, Osceola, Iowa; a sister, Johnna Mitchell, New Virginia, Iowa, and Jackie Fuentes of Westminster, Colorado. Services were held December 2 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Camdenton with burial December 3 at the New Virginia Cemetery in New Virginia, Iowa.

ZIEGENBEIN, Marilyn Rose ROTERT
1941-2016
St. Ludger Cemetery, Deepwater Twp, Henry Co, MO
Marilyn Ziegenbein, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at Golden Valley Hospital, Clinton, Missouri. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 19, at Vansant-Mills Funeral Home. Interment will follow at St. Ludger Cemetery, Germantown. Marilyn was born on November 6, 1941 in Henry County, Missouri to Sylvester and Mersylla (Hamric) Rotert. Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Gwen Holloway, and a brother, Bud Rotert. Among survivors are her husband Larry Ziegenbein of the home, two sons, Larry Ziegenbein, Jr. (Karen) of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Darren Ziegenbein (Janelle) of Blue Springs, Missouri, two sisters, Juliana Rotert of Shawnee, Kansas, Carol Rotert of Ocala, Florida, one brother, John Rotert of Clinton, Missouri, along with three grandchildren, Clara, Trey and Presley Ziegenbein.

ZIEGLER, Robert Carl
1925-2008
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Sep 25 2008 - Robert C. Ziegler, 82, Clinton, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City. Memorial services were Thursday, Sept. 25, at the First Presbyterian Church, Clinton. Inurnment was in the Englewood Columbarium. Bob was born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. He was a Major in the United States Marine Corps, serving in World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was married to Gerri L. Cline in 1965. He worked for Bethlehem Steel Corporation in Buffalo, New York, working in the General Manager's Office as the company's community affairs director. He later worked as the manager for the new Exposition Center and Fairgrounds at Valparaiso, Indiana. Twenty years ago they moved to Clinton where he worked part-time for Herman Lumber Company and eventually started Bob's Sharpening Service. He was very active in the Presbyterian Church as a deacon, elder and the Building and Grounds Committee. He also did lay preaching for the church and other churches in the surrounding areas. Among survivors are his wife of 43 years Gerri, of the home; four sons and one daughter, Thomas Karl Ziegler and wife Patricia, Palatka, Florida, David Michael Ziegler and wife Melinda, Tampa, Florida, Stephen John Ziegler and wife Cathy, Boone, North Carolina, Joan Vennerstrom of North Port, Florida, Dan Sowards and wife Arlene, Houston, Texas, as well as grandchildren, Mark and Kelsey Ziegler, David Ziegler and wife Robin, Matthew Ziegler, Sarah and David Jr., Danielle and Christopher Sowards, Lindsey Whitney and Dustin Graham, Leslie Nobile and husband Dan; seven great-grandchildren, Daniel, Gabriella, Isabella and Lucia Nobile and Cole, Riley and Kyla Daniels; one brother John Ziegler and wife Helen, Nazareth, Pennsylvania, and one sister Elizabeth Hand and husband Dr. Roy, Abington, Pennsylvania.

ZIMAN, Edward John
1921-1994
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Edward John Ziman, 73, Clinton, died Friday, November 11, 1994, at Golden Valley Hospital. - Edward John Ziman was born April 25, 1921, in Kansas City, Kansas. He was the third of seven children born to John Michael and Helen Magdeline (Gunja) Ziman. Ed graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1939 and served his country in the Armed Forces during World War II. In 1943, he was united in marriage to Sue Hazen in Tucson, Arizona. He was employed by Kansas City Power & Light company for 34 years, retiring in 1982. Throughout his life, he was interested in woodworking. He made beautiful furniture and also built a home in Clinton. He delighted in owning and flying his airplane with his wife, who was also a pilot. Fishing on Truman Lake was a great pleasure to him. He and Sue spent many days enjoying the lake. He loved golf and after moving to Meadow Lake, he was able to play as often as he wanted. Most of all, he loved his family. He was a loving and generous man who delighted in taking time to be with his family. He loved to tell stories and his dry wit was enjoyed by all around him, especially his grandchildren. he was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus Council #1896 Clinton, the Clinton Elks Lodge #1034 and the Clinton Eagles Lodge #3667. He is survived by his wife, Sue, of the home; one son, Larry Ziman and wife Kayleen, of Waverly; one daughter Renie Dehn of Clinton; three brothers, Richard, Leonard and Robert Ziman, and three sisters, Mary Ann McCarty, Marguarite Brock and Bernice Mallott all of Kansas City, Kansas, and three grandchildren, Bryan Dehn and wife, Melinda, Susan Dehn, all of Clinton, and Brandee Ziman of Scottsdale, Arizona. Funeral mass was held Tuesday, November 15, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Clinton. Burial was in Englewood Cemetery.

ZIMAN, Mary Susan "Sue" HAZEN
1924-2008
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jan 24 2008 - Sue Ziman, 83, Clinton, died Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital. Memorial mass will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2008 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Sue was born on September 25, 1924 in Kansas City, Kansas, daughter of Bill and Buena Vista Taylor Hazen. She was married to Edward Ziman. Sue was a member of B.P.W. for over twenty-eight years and at one time held the Henry County Public Administrators position. She had a passion for square dancing, doll collecting and spending time with her family. Preceding her in death was her parents, husband, one brother, Loyd Hazen and son-in-law, David Dehn. Survivors include one son, Larry Ziman; one daughter, Renie Dehn; and one sister, Alice Aldridge.

ZIMMER, Mary Jane HENESEY
1925-2007
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, May 8 2007 - Mary Jane (Henesey) Zimmer, 81, died April 7, 2007, after a courageous battle with emphysema. She spent the last weeks at home surrounded by her loving husband, children and grandchildren. Jane was born and raised in Buffalo, New York, on May 15, 1925, to Edward and Lillian Henesey. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy and was employed at Mobil Oil Refinery where she met her loving husband Martin, of 49 years. She is survived by her husband Martin, Clinton; her four children, Mark and wife Kris, Gladstone, Ann Flynn and husband Mark, Liberty, Beth Spickler and husband Adam, Augusta, Kansas, and Robert, Clinton; six grandchildren, Mackenzie, Abbey and Jack Zimmer, Drew Spickler, Will and Matt Zimmer, as well as her beloved grand-dogs. Her love of family and friends and her precious wit will be sorely missed by all who knew her and loved her. Funeral Mass was held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Clinton, on Wednesday, April 11. Interment was in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.

ZIMMER, Robert Sr.
1919-1991
Holden Cemetery, Holden, Johnson Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Robert Zimmer, Sr. 72, Holden, died Thursday, September 5, 1991, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. He was born May 5, 1919, in Streeter, North Dakota, the son of Adolph and Elizabeth Fink Zimmer. He married Ethel Louise Giersch on October 7, 1941, in Hardin, Mo. She preceded him in death on December 15, 1987. He lived in Montana from 1939 until 1950 and then in Kansas City from 1950 until 1952 when he moved to Holden. He was a self-employed carpenter and retired in 1981. He was a member of Carpenters Union Local #53 in Warrensburg. He is survived by a son, Robert Zimmer, Jr., Holden; five daughters, Marilyn J. Hurt, Holden, Elizabeth Ann Brown, Holden, Karen Sue Bond, Warrensburg, Dixie D. Huffman, Holden and Becky J. Browning, Holden; two brothers, Milton Zimmer, Broadus, Montana, and Herbert Zimmer, Bigsby, Montana, and a sister, Emma Upgrande, Fargo, North Dakota; 16 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Roberta Mae Zimmer, and three brothers, Alvin Zimmer, Phillip Zimmer and Erhart Zimmer. Funeral services were held Sunday, Sep. 8, 1991, at Ben Cast and Son-Wood Funeral Home, Holden. Burial was in the Holden Cemetery, Holden.

ZIMMERMAN, George H.
1913-2002
Laurel Oak Cemetery (Z), Windsor, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jul 1 2002 - George H. Zimmerman, 88, Windsor, died late Friday evening, June 28, 2002, at the Golden Valley Hospital, Clinton. Mr. Zimmerman was born October 31, 1913, in Garden City the son of Edward and Martha (Helmuth) Zimmerman. On June 197?, 1939 in Windsor, he married Helen Louise Burcham, who survives. He graduated from Garden City Public Schools and then attended Warrensburg College. In 1960 he was appointed city clerk of Windsor and served 12 1/2 years. He was elected mayor for a two-year term and then served as a city council member for two years. He was a member of the Windsor United Methodist Church, the Windsor IOOF Lodge No. 187 and the Windsor Masonic Lodge #29. In addition to his wife, Louise, survivors include a son, Robert Zimmerman and his wife Sue, St. Joseph; a granddaughter, Machelle Zimmerman, Portland, Oregon; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister and five brothers. Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 2, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery.

ZIMMERMAN, Helen Louise BURCHAM
1909-2005
Laurel Oak Cemetery (Z), Windsor, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 1 2005 - Louise Zimmerman, 95, Windsor, died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Windsor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 26, 1909, south of Windsor, in Henry County, the daughter of Reuben E. Burcham and Mary E. (Chipman) Burcham. On June 17, 1939, in Windsor, she married George H. Zimmerman, who died June 28, 2002. Mrs. Zimmerman grew up on the family farm south of Windsor and attended Edgewood Grade School and Windsor High School. She graduated from Central Methodist College, Fayette, and received her master's degree from the University of Missouri. She taught four years at Liberty, a country school west of Windsor; two years at Garden City; a year at Pacific and 23-1/2 years at Windsor High School, retiring in 1975. During her teaching career at Windsor, she taught shorthand, Spanish, typing and bookkeeping and was an Honor Society Chapter sponsor. She was a member of the Henry County Chapter DAR, the El Progressio Club and the Windsor Untied Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Robert Zimmerman and his wife Sue, St. Joseph, and a granddaughter, Machelle Zimmerman, Portland, Oregon. She was preceded in death by her husband and a sister, Gladys Burnham. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 2, at Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor.

ZIMMERMAN, Lester E.
1911-1992
Clearfork Cemetery, Garden City, Cass Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Lester E. Zimmerman, 81, Windsor, died Saturday, March 28, 1992 at Golden Valley Hospital. He was born in Garden City and lived in California before moving to Windsor 12 years ago. Mr. Zimmerman was the parts department manager of Walker Ford in Windsor before he retired. Earlier he was a manager for Safeway Stores Inc. in California for 27 years. He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a member of Odd Fellows Lodge and the United Methodist Church, both in Windsor. Survivors include a brother, George Zimmerman, Windsor. Services will be Tuesday at the Hadley Chapel, Windsor; burial in Clear Fork Cemetery, Garden City.

ZIMMERMAN, Mary F. CALL
1902-1998
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Lincoln, Benton Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Mary F. Zimmerman, 95, of Bonner Springs, KS, formerly of rural Leeton, died Wednesday, September 9 1998, at her home. She was born in Benton County, MO, near Edmondson, a daughter of Nicholas John and Annie Margaret Frisch Call. On June 24, 1933, she was married to Oscar Ernest Zimmerman, who died 9 June 1975. Mrs. Zimmerman worked at the Jefferson City office of the Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles for several years. She was also a homemaker. Surviving are a son, Kevin Zimmerman of Bonner Springs; a brother, Glen Call of Windsor; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur Call, True Call and Robert Call. Funeral services will be Saturday at Hadley Funeral Home in Windsor. Burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Lincoln, MO.

ZIMMERMAN, Sophie Rose LOCK
1916-2008
Windridge Memorial Park, Cary, McHenry Co, IL
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Mar 21 2008 - Sophia Rose Zimmerman, 91, of Waukegan, Illinois, and formerly of Clinton and Calhoun, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Rolling Hills Manor in Zion. She was born in Glogovat, Romania on December 14, 1916, to Paul and Anna (Posmayer) Lock). She married John Zimmerman on May 29, 1937 in Chicago. Sophie is survived by three daughters: Nancy (Ronald) Shulfer, Bonnie (Larry) Weaver and Delores (James) Wilson; grandchildren: Valerie Shulfer, Laurie Orndahl, Cynthia (Joe) Dela Fuente, Victoria Olson, Allen (Joyce) Shulfer, Glenn (Shelly) Coarson, Bradley Coarson, James (Laura) Weaver, James (Carmen) Peterson Jr., Angela (David) Williams, David (Karina) Wilson, Sandy (Rob) Schneider and James (Becky) Wilson Jr.; numerous great-grandchildren; her brother-in-law Bill Heuser, and her sister-in law Gertrude Zimmerman. She was preceded in death by her husband John in 1989 and her brothers and sisters, Anna Lock, Adam Lock, Paul Lock, Eva Kupec, Helen Baumgartner, Theresa Leptich, Rose Benes and Katherine Webber. The funeral mass will be March 24, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Algonquin, Illinois, with interment in Windridge Memorial Park in Cary, Illinois.

ZINGRE, Lillian Irene SKAGGS WEST
1910-1998
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Lillian Irene Zingre, daughter of James Milton Skaggs and Clara Blanche Lawson Skaggs, was born July 9, 1910, in LaDue, and died Friday, September 18, 1998, at Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Clinton. Lillian was married to Roy West, who died in 1957 and later married Oscar C. Zingre who preceded her in death on January 2, 1997. She lived most of her life in Kansas City before moving to Clinton in 1971. She was a member of the Clinton Christian Church. Lillian is survived by her sister, Lena Anderson of Butler, and her two sons, Michael Anderson and Timothy Anderson; nephews, Lewis Mantles, Bill and Helen Boemier of Overland Park, Kansas, and Robert and Jane Carr of Union; first cousins, Jim and Wilma Mann of Fairway, Kansas, Edna and Harold Cole of Liberty, and Mary and Ralph Philpot of Raytown; second cousins, Sharon and William Caton of Kansas City, Kansas; other cousins, Bernice Brown, Glen Arnold, Maxine McClendon and Geraldine Bryant, all of Clinton. Graveside services were held at the Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, on Monday, September 21. Burial was in Englewood Cemetery.

ZINGRE, Oscar Charles
1905-1997
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Oscar Charles Zingre, son of John William and Emma Louise Theiss Zingre, was born September 31, 1905, in Union, Mo., and died January 2, 1997, at his home in Clinton at the age of 91 years. Oscar was a staff sergeant during World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He then moved to Kansas City where he was a supervisor for the Social Security Payment Center before he retired in 1966. Oscar was a member of the First Christian Church of Clinton, American Legion Post No. 14 and Honor Guard of Clinton and a life member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers and four sisters. He is survived by his wife, Lillian, who resides at Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clinton. Graveside services were held on Monday, January 6, at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.

ZINK, Bessie Bell
1884-1886
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Clinton MO, Jun 1886 - An infant child of T. E. Zink was brought here for burial Thursday afternoon from Kansas City.

ZINK, Helen HIRNI
1910-1993
Appleton City Cemetery, Appleton City, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Mrs. Helen Hirni Zink, 83, died Thursday, November 4, at Ellett Memorial Hospital in Appleton City. She was the daughter of E. F. and Mabel (Bradley) Hirni, and was born January 15, 1910 in Appleton City. she was baptized in the Presbyterian Church on April 1, 1923. In 1926 her family moved to Pittsburg, Ks. where she graduated from high school in 1927. She attended Kansas State Teacher's College in Pittsburg, Ks. and was awarded a BS degree in 1932. She taught school in McPherson, Ks for five years. She was united in marriage to Troy D. Zink, Jan. 28, 1940, at her parents home in Pittsburg. To this union one son, Jack, was born. Mr. Zink did highway construction until Jack reached school age, then the family made Appleton City their permanent home. Mrs. Zink did substitute teaching over the years in Appleton City, Montrose, Ballard and Judson. Mr. Zink retired in 1970 and they spent three winters in Florida. Mr. Zink died of a heart attack on May 22, 1975. She transferred her church membership to the Appleton City Christian Church and for many years was a Sunday School teacher and was active in all church activities. She always loved young people and showed great concern and compassion for all youth. She was a charter member of the Prairie Queen Garden Club, and was an active member of the A. C. Community Club for many years and served in whatever capacity needed. She was selected as the Grand Marshal of the Appleton City Fair Parade in 1992. Mrs. Zink spent one winter as an assistant kindergarten teacher in the local school. She started work at the A. C. Journal in August 1878 as a part time employee and also worked at Wallace Casual Corner. She worked at the A. C. Journal until August 1984. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister, Mrs. Mable Woody. She is survived by her son Jack and his wife Jan and two grandsons, Andy and Adam, who were her pride and constant joy, all of Appleton City, and one sister, Nadine Park of Tulsa, Ok. Mrs. Zink enjoyed and appreciated a long-standing relationship with Troy (Skip) Burton and family of Butler, formerly of Appleton City. She hoped to be remembered for her love of life, friends, love of nature and always looking on the bright side of every situation. In spite of many adversities she always strived to go "forward" with her life. Funeral services were Sunday, November 7, 1993 at Hill & Son Funeral Home, Appleton City. Burial was in Appleton City Cemetery.

ZINK, Mary E. TINDLE
1910-2008
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jul 1 2008 - Mary E. Zink, 97, Clinton, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Golden LivingCenter-Westwood, Clinton. Graveside services will be Wednesday, July 2, at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton. Among survivors are her son-in-law George Stephens and grandson Brian Stephens. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Wylda Mae Stephens of Virginia and Lorna M. Gockel of Missouri.

ZINK, Peggy C. WAMPLER
1930-2003
Knob Noster Cemetery, Knob Noster, Johnson Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Aug 22 2003 - Peggy C. Zink, 72, Knob Noster, died Friday, August 22, 2003, at Western Missouri Medical Center. She was born November 4, 1930, in Knob Noster, the daughter of Elmer Wampler and Clairbel Hurt Wampler. She married Richard Zink August 22, 1948, in Knob Noster. She was a homemaker, lifelong resident of Knob Noster and was a 1948 graduate of Knob Noster High School. She was a member of the Knob Noster Christian Church. Survivors include her husband Richard Zink, of the home; a daughter, Teresa Minor, Lee's Summit; a son Rick Zink, Kansas City; a sister Donna Wharton, Knob Noster, and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be Sunday, August 24, at the Knob Noster Christian Church. Burial will be in the Knob Noster Cemetery.

ZINK, Theodore Elmer "Ted"
1930-1994
Knob Noster Cemetery, Knob Noster, Johnson Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Theodore E. (Ted) Zink, 64, Knob Noster, died Thursday, Sept 29, 1994, at Western Missouri Medical Center, Warrensburg. He was born June 13, 1930, in Knob Noster, son of William E. and Grace Pearl Busby Zink. On Feb 14, 1949, in Knob Noster, he married Gladys M. Judd, who survives of the home. Mr. Zink was a lifelong resident of Knob Noster. He was a mail carrier for the U. S. Postal Service for 41 years, retiring in 1988. He also was chief of the Knob Noster Fire Department for several years before retiring. He was a member of Knob Noster Lions Club, the First Christian Church and was on the Knob Noster Cemetery Board, serving as president for several years. Other survivors include three sons, Gary and Tony, both of Knob Noster; Roy Dale, Blue Springs, MO; two brothers, Richard, Knob Noster; Charlie, Clinton; two sisters, Alice Pearl Brooks, Warrensburg; Elsie Mae Hill, Montgomery, AL; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday, at the church. Burial will be in Knob Noster Cemetery.

ZINK, Wilbur Allen
1926-2010
Appleton City Cemetery, Appleton City, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Oct 4 2010 - Wilbur Allen Zink was born April 30, 1926, on a farm outside of Appleton City and died on September 27, 2010, in Springfield. He was the son of Allen Francis Zink and Fern Crowder Zink. After graduating from high school in the summer of 1944, h joined the US Navy and served two years in the South Pacific on the USS Nassau CVE16. Upon returning home, he married his high school sweetheart, Dixie Watts, on August 2, 1946. Wilbur attended Chillicothe Business College before going into business with his father in Zink Motor Company, founded in 1916, now the oldest Ford dealership in the state of Missouri, as well as the longest family-owned dealership. He was in business for over 50 years. Fourteen years later, two children were added to the family through adoption from the St. Louis Christian Home. Wilbur made his profession of faith as a youth and became a member of the First Christian Church of Appleton City. He attended Culver-Stockton College and Calvary Bible College pursuing knowledge in Christian studies. He served many years as a lay minister in Christian churches in Missouri including Lowry City, LaDue, Park Grove, and Liberal. He also served as a teacher and director of youth church camps, and as chaplain of his annual navy reunions. Wilbur was a former board member of the Missouri State Board of Humanities, the St. Louis Christian Home and the Woodhaven Learning Center in Columbia. He was currently attending Second Baptist Church of Springfield. Wilbur has spent the majority of his life collecting Western art and Missouri outlaw memorabilia. He was an expert on the subjects of western and outlaw history and gave numerous speeches and programs all over the country. He is also a published author. His books include The Roscoe Gun Battle, A History of Cane Ridge, The Conversion of Cole Younger, It All Started With a Tornado (a history of Zink Motor Company and St. Clair County), and The Little Princess (the story of his Navy ship). Currently he was working on a book to be entitled "40 Miles of History" (a history of the road from Osceola to Rich Hill) and a book on the love letters of Frank James. He was a founding member of The Friends of the Youngers, The Friends of the James Farm, The James Younger Gang, Oklahombres, Western Outlaw-Lawman History Association, which later became the Wild West History Association. He also was a member of Western Writers of America and served as sheriff of the Kansas City Posse of Westerners in 1973-75. In 2008, Wilbur was awarded the Western Outlaw-Lawman Association Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the preservation of the history of the Wild West. He was instrumental in the creation of the Appleton City History Museum and had spent countless hours and given numerous items to this endeavor. He was also one of the first members of the Appleton City Optimist Club and later a Rotarian in Springfield and Scottsdale, Arizona. Wilbur was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Dixie, after 64 years of marriage; one daughter Susan Cooper of Bolivar; one son David Zink and wife Cindy, Springfield; three granddaughters, Lauren Cooper of Nashville, Tennessee, Lindsay Cooper of Columbia, Anna Zink of Springfield; nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Funeral services were at Hill & Son Funeral Home, Appleton City, on Saturday, October 2. Burial was in Appleton City Cemetery.

ZOLLICKER, Murrel V.
1921-2016
Laurel Oak Cemetery (Z), Windsor, Henry Co, MO
Murrel V. Zollicker, 94, of Norfolk, Nebraska, formerly of Calhoun, Missouri, died Saturday evening, April 16, 2016, at Heritage of Bel-Air in Norfolk. He was born September 23, 1921 northeast of Calhoun, MO., in a log cabin, the son of Edward George Zollicker and Sarah Gladys (McLain) Zollicker. As a child, he attended the Calhoun Colt Show in 1938 and sold honey with his dad from their bee hives out of the back of their pick-up. He served his country during WWII from June 12, 1942 until January 12, 1946 with the Signal Core, assigned to the U.S. Air Force. He took his basic training a Ft. Leonard Wood, moved to Camp Crowder and then on to radio school in Florida. He was stationed on the island of Maui, Hawaii for 18 months working with radar supporting the troops in the South Pacific. Murrel also served in the reserves for three years after discharge from active duty. He married Lilian Irene Snorgrass and they later divorced. On July 17, 1947 Murrel opened the Mobil Oil Station on Main Street in Calhoun. He would be a Calhoun Businessman for 33 1/2 years. In those days he opened at 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Pumping gas, washing the windshield, checking the air in the tires, and checking the oil and water under the hood with a smile was all part of the job. The first 10 years Murrel ran the station he lived in Windsor, moving to Calhoun in 1957. In 1958, he built a new modern filling station around the old one and never missed a day’s business. Murrel was civic minded and supported the Calhoun Colt Show. For many years he was in charge of the P.A. System and was always on hand to see that it worked properly. The 1999 Calhoun Colt Show and Pottery Festival Souvenir Book were dedicated to him. Murrel was grand marshal of the parade two different times; he is the only person to have that honor so far. He was a founding father, charter member and life-time member of the Calhoun American Legion Post 556. He was Commander in 1952 and Finance Officer for 40 years from 1957 to 1997. He was a life-time member of the Windsor V.F.W. He joined the Calhoun Masonic Lodge No. 552 in the early 1960's. He then joined the Windsor Masonic Lodge when Calhoun’s lodge joined with Windsor’s. He served in a leadership capacity in all of these organizations over the years. He served the citizens of Calhoun as Southside Alderman for two terms in the late 60's and early 70's, and maintained the pumps for the city water department starting in 1962 for many years. He worked for the city as a sewer/water superintendent for about 10 years. Murrel was a member of the Calhoun Volunteer Fire Department for 40 years, serving many of those years as Chief and the fire truck maintenance person. He was also in charge of the city water sales with the water filling unit on the east side of his oil station. Murrel is a man of many talents. In the days of tube type radio and early television, he repaired these as a side line. On November 13 1964, he received his license to operate a Ham Radio with call sign WAOPZW which he had all of his life. He enjoyed talking to ham operators all over the world and belonged to the Warrensburg Area Amateur Radio Club Inc. (W0AU). After selling the gas station in December 1980, he began building and flying model airplanes in Clinton for several years he was a member of the Golden Valley R C. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Irma Jean Zollicker, Clinton, MO; 4 nieces Martha McKee, Wichita, KS; Marilyn Gunter (Tom), Clinton, Mo.; Margaret Edwards (Allen), Clinton, MO; and Brenda Vochatzer (David Ashby), Stuart, NE; 2 nephews, Gene Vochatzer, Ainsworth, NE; and Glen Vochatzer, Anchorage, AK; great-nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews; step-children Jerry Snorgrass Warsaw, MO; Bill Snorgrass (Donna), Macomb, MI; Ron Snorgrass (Pam), Clarified, UT; Randy Snorgrass (Anita), Grandview, MO; John Snorgrass (Shirley), Bucksaw, MO; Ed Snorgrass (Brenda), Kansas City, MO; Lois Wall (Kenny), Lincoln, MO; and Larry Snorgrass, Clinton, MO; and cousins and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Marion Zollicker, a sister Marjorie Vochatzer, and a nephew Mark Vochatzer. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. This is WAOPZW signing off.

ZOLLICKER, Sarah Gladys McLAIN
1898-1963
Calhoun Cemetery, Tebo Twp, Henry Co, MO
Windsor Review, Windsor, Henry Co, MO, October 10, 1963 - Join in Final Tribute to Mrs. Edward G. Zollicker - Funeral services were held Sept 27 at the First Baptist church for Mrs Sarah Gladys Zollicker who died Sept 24.  Burial was in the Calhoun Cemetery. Mrs Zollicker was the daughter of Horace and Lucy Delozier McLain and was born Dec 3, 1898 near Calhoun.  She was married to Edward George Zollicker March 6, 1921.  Except for a short time spent at Mountain Grove and Humansville, Mr and Mrs Zollicker lived most of their married life in the vicinity of Windsor.  Following the death of her mother in 1956, Mrs Zollicker and her eldest son, Murrel, moved to Calhoun to make a home for her father.  She united with the Baptist church at an early age in Calhoun.  Tatting was a hobby with Mrs Zollicker.  She enjoyed giving relatives and friends articles she had made.  Surviving are two sons, Murrel of the home and Marion of Clinton; one daughter, Mrs Carl Vochatzer of Stuart, Nebr; two brothers, Hugh McLain of Calhoun and Herbert McLain of Kenner, LA, and six grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by an infant son and daughter, her parents and a sister, Mrs Albert Funk.

ZOLLICKER, Thomas Marion "Slugger"
1924-1997
Parks Chapel Cemetery, Leesville Twp, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Thomas Marion (Slugger) Zollicker died at his home on Thursday, September 4, 1997, at the age of 73 years, three months and 16 days. He was born on May 18, 1924, in Humansville, the son of Edward G. and Sarah G. McLain Zollicker. The family moved to Windsor where he attended all 12 years of school, graduating in 1942. In high school he loved to play baseball and basketball. He entered the United States Army in February 1943 and served for three years in the 87th "Acorn" Infantry Division which crossed France, Belgium and Germany. He was in the Battle of the Bulge and was privileged to revisit that site and the war memorials in recent years. After his discharge from the Army, he made his home with a cousin and her husband, Mildred and Russell Beal. On October 5, 1952, he was married to Irma Jean Parks and they made their home in Clinton. To this union three daughters were born, Marty, Marilyn and Meg. He worked as a mechanic for a short time at Post Oak and then worked in the parts department for Alva Allen Chevrolet in Clinton. He was a parts manager for about 12 years at Bob Stayton Chevrolet in Clinton. In 1968 he purchased the Phillips 66 jobbership in Clinton and continued in the business until his ill health forced him to retire in January of this year. In 1971 he purchased the propane business and in 1974 he purchased Fitzgerald's Propane. He also owned a trailer park in town and had also purchased a propane business in Warsaw. He was a member of the sunrise Optimist Club in Clinton and the First Baptist Church in Clinton. He is survived by his wife Irma Jean of the home; three daughters, Marty McKee of Wichita, Kansas, Marilyn Gunter and husband Tom, of Clinton, and Meg Edwards and husband, Alan, of Clinton; six grandchildren, Elizabeth, Alex and Andrew McKee, Jillian, Garrett and Elyce Gunter; a brother Murrel Zollicker, Calhoun; a sister, Marjorie Vochatzer, Stuart, Nebraska; an uncle, Herbert McLain; a cousin, Mildred Beal, both of Windsor; several nieces and nephews and a host of other friends and relatives. His nickname "Slugger" came from his baseball days. While in the Army his captain saw him practicing pitching at a target he had erected and told him he was better suited to pitching fast pitch softball. He made the switch and became quite a pitcher playing softball for over 35 years. The nickname did not come from his hitting ability or his speed, however he was a very good pitcher. Funeral services were held Monday, September, 8, 1997, at Consalus Chapel, Clinton. Burial was in Parks Chapel Cemetery.

ZUHN, Ruby Ruth AKERS
1903-1993
Appleton City Cemetery, Appleton City, St. Clair Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Ruby Ruth Zuhn, daughter of Myrtle Louisa (Holloway) and Liona Benjamin Akers, was born Jan. 4, 1903 in Magnolia, Mo. and departed this life Jan. 12, 1993 at Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton at the age of 90. Ruby lived in Holden until 1920 when she moved to Kansas City. She joined the Baptist Church in Holden at an early age. She was employed by Montgomery Ward in Kansas City from 1920 through 1924 as a bookkeeper. Ruby and Walter E. Zuhn were united in marriage Sept. 4, 1922 and to this union one son was born. Ruby moved to Appleton City in 1966 where she has remained throughout the rest of her life. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Olive Branch Chapter 157 in Appleton City. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1968, her parents, and five brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son, Walter Zuhn of Destin, Fl.; three grandsons, David of Huntsville, Al., Chris of the State of Virginia, and Gerald of Destin, Fl.; two great-grandchildren, and a niece, Betty Lamb of Deepwater. Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1993, at Eckhoff-Hill Funeral Home. Burial was in Appleton City Cemetery.

ZUMALT, Lillian M. GREGORY
1936-2000
Mineral Creek Cemetery, Leeton, Johnson Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jul 12 2000 - Lillian M. Zumalt, 63, Warrensburg, died Tuesday morning, July 11, 2000, at Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton. Mrs. Zumalt was born November 1, 1936, in Leeton, the daughter of James Edward Gregory and Grace Ellen (Land) Gregory. On January 27, 1976, in Grandview, she married Billy Lee Zumalt, who survives of the home. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith. In addition to her husband, Lillian is survived by two sons, John L. Zumalt and Bobby J. Webb, both of Belton; three daughters, Glenna Allen, West Burlington, Iowa, Patrica Williams and Mary L. Price, both of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five brothers, Kenneth Gregory, Panama City, Florida, Donald Gregory, Windsor, James Gregory, Clinton, Larry Gregory, Lake View Heights, Harold Gregory, Independence; two sisters, Mary Ellen Taylor, Panama City, Florida, and Shirley Weatherby, Warrensburg, and numerous nieces and nephews.

ZUMALT, Samuel F.
1924-1944
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
The Clinton Eye, Clinton MO, Thursday, Jul 14 1949 - Returned For Burial - Military rites will be held Sunday, Jul 17, at the Clinton Baptist Church for Pfc. Samuel F. Zumalt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Zumalt, south of Coal. The body disinterred from a cemetery in Northern Italy, arrived in Clinton Tuesday noon and will lie in state at the Sickman and Dunning Funeral Home until time for the services. Burial will be in Englewood with the VFW in charge. Pfc. Zumalt was killed in action in Italy on Nov. 21, 1944. Born April 17, 1924, he attended Turner School and farmed some before he became employed at a packing house in Kansas City, where he was working when inducted into the army. He received his first training at Camp McCain, Miss., and was stationed at several camps in the states before he left for overseas service in June 1944. Besides the parents, he leaves two sisters, Mrs. Howard Douglas Albin of Coal and Mrs. Lura Anderson of Sedalia.

ZUMBRUNNEN, Christian
1904-2002
Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Bates Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Aug 8 2002 - Christian Zumbrunnen, 98, Butler, died Tuesday, August 6, 2002, at the Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler. He was born January 21, 1904, at Leland, Iowa, the son of John and Rosina Roth Zumbrunnen. He married Sophia Lee on April 19, 1927. He farmed until 1981 and moved to Butler. He was a leader and a strong supporter of 4-H clubs. He was a member of Ohio Street United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sophia; his son, Gerald, in 1995; his two brothers, John Zumbrunnen and Daniel Zumbrunnen; his two sisters, Rosa Lee and Elise Hirni, and two sons and a great-granddaughter who died in infancy. He is survived by his daughter, Shirley Fischer and husband Earl, Appleton City; his daughter-in-law, Martha Zumbrunnen, Clinton; his grandchildren, Denise O'Farell and husband, Gary, Jeffrey Fischer and wife Sheila, Debbie Boin and husband Rick, Jerrell Fischer and wife Jill, Ann McCoy and husband Mike, Chris Zumbrunnen and wife Ann, Caroline Dew and husband Steve, John Zumbrunnen and wife Amy, and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Underwood-Steinbeck Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

ZUMBRUNNEN, Gerald "Jerry"
1934-1995
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Gerald Zumbrunnen, 60, died February 26, 1995, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, after a short illness. He was born July 19, 1934, in Butler, the son of Christian and Sophia Caroline Lee Zumbrunnen. He graduated in 1952 from Rich Hill High School. He earned a B.S. in Agriculture in 1956 and a Masters in extension Education in 1966 from the University of Missouri. He received a Specialist Degree in 1974 from Central Missouri State University. In 1958 he and Martha Ann Davis of Bethany were married. The couple has four children, Ann Cecily, Christian, Caroline and John. Gerald was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Clinton. Since 1959 Jerry has served as Henry County Youth Specialist for University Extension. He was responsible for Henry County 4-H Club activities. For the past six years he had been very active in substance abuse prevention programs. He was president of the Henry County Fair board and was a former member of the Clinton School Board. Survivors include his wife, Martie of the home; his father, Christian of Butler; a sister, Shirley Fischer of Appleton City; his children, Ann and her husband, Mike McCoy of Clinton, Chris and his wife, Ann Zumbrunnen of Higginsville, Caroline Zumbrunnen of Kansas City, and John Zumbrunnen of Minneapolis, and four grandchildren, John and Matt McCoy and James and Rachel Zumbrunnen. He was preceded in death by his mother, two brothers and a granddaughter, Katy McCoy. Funeral services were held on March 1, at the Sickman and Dunning Chapel. Burial was in Englewood Cemetery.

ZUMBRUNNEN, Sophia Caroline LEE
1904-1995
Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Bates Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO - Sophia Zumbrunnen, 90, Butler, died Saturday, January 14, 1995, at the Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler. She was born April 14, 1904, in Spruce, the daughter of John and Augusta Nieder Lee. On April 19, 1927, she was united in marriage to Christian Zumbrunnen and to this marriage four children were born. They lived on a farm east of Rich Hill. She was baptized and confirmed into the Reformed Church of Christ. She taught Sunday school for many years and was very active in the Women's Guild of the Church. In 1981, when they retired and moved to Butler, she transferred her membership to the Ohio Street Methodist Church and was active in their Women's circle as long as her health permitted. She was also a 4-H leader for many years. She was a loving and giving person and her family was her pride and joy. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Albert, Herman and Christian Lee; two sisters, Rosa Schapeler and Elizabeth Whiteman, and two sons who died in infancy. She is survived by her husband, Christian, of the home; her son Gerald Zumbrunnen and his wife Martie, of Clinton; her daughters, Shirley Fischer and husband, Earl, of Appleton City; her brother, Walter Lee of Fulton; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 17, at the Underwood-Steinbeck Funeral Home. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler.

ZUMWALT, Helen Margaret WILSON
1917-2004
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Apr 20 2004 - Helen Margaret Zumwalt of Clinton was born November 16, 1917, in Greeley, Colorado, the daughter of Frank and Maude (Strickland) Wilson, and died in Raytown, on March 26, 2004, at the age of 86 years. Helen was a member of the New Haven Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband Jim; one son Jim, and one daughter Janice Kay; one grandson James Scott, and one sister Ruby. Graveside services were held at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Monday, March 29. Internment was in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.

ZUMWALT, James W.
1914-2010
Englewood Cemetery (Z), Clinton, Henry Co, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Dec 8 2010 - James W. Zumwalt, 96, Clinton, died Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Clinton. Graveside services will be Friday, December 10, at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton. James was born in Lexington, the son of Francis Jacob and Kezia Violet (Burroughs) Zumwalt. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. He was married to Helen (Wilson) Zumwalt, who preceded him in death on March 26, 2004. He was District Supervisor for the Missouri Highway Department for 41 years. He was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Helen, and a sister Dorthea Birkinbine. James is survived by his daughter, Janice Wendegatz; his son Jim Zumwalt; a grandson, James Wendegatz, and two great-grandchildren, Devin and Cheyenne Wendegatz.

ZURCHER, Edward Henry
1893-1934
Maple Grove Cemetery, Dover, Tuscarawas Co, OH
Clinton MO - Ed Zurcher, who lived near Montrose, was struck by a team of horses and killed at the barn of A. H. Harris, of Martinville, Sunday morning about 10:30. Mr. Zurcher, accompanied by C. R. Griffith, both of whom recently moved to the M. M. Crouch place near Montrose from California, came to Mr. Harris' home to look at a team in view of purchasing it. Mr. Harris was not at home so the two men went out to the barn where the team was tied. As the strange men entered the barn the horses became frightened and Mr. Zurcher was struck down and pawned by the team. Mr. Griffith pulled his companion over the manger away from the horses, and in doing this, one horse struck his right arm and slightly grazed it. Help was called and the injured man was brought to Dr. S. W. Woltzen's office in Mr. Griffith's car, and Dr. G. S. Walker was also called. Mr. Zurcher suffered concussion of the brain and internal injuries and died at 3:40 Sunday afternoon without recovering consciousness. Tom Hurst, the undertaker at Deepwater, came after the body. Mr. Zurcher was about 40 years old and is survived by his wife and two sons. His body was taken to Dover, Ohio, for burial.