Jearilld William Zeller

October 19, 1925 ‒ October 29, 2016

Bellville, Ohio

BELLVILLE: Jearilld William Zeller, 91, of Bellville passed away Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Country Meadow Care Center.

The son of Willis and Emma (Stutz) Zeller, Jearilld was born October 19, 1925 in Mansfield.  Jearilld served in the U.S. Coast Guard as a radar-man during WWII from 1943-1946.

On December 28, 1946 he married Willma Jean (Gleason).  Jearilld worked for Gorman Rupp Industries retiring in 1990.

He was a member of First English Lutheran Church, Bellville American Legion Post #535, Bellville Lions Club, and Clear Fork Athletic Boosters.  A talented pianist, he played by ear and loved the Glenn Miller Band.

He is survived by his devoted wife of nearly 70 years Wilma Jean Zeller of Bellville; children Bonita Zeller of Bellville, Beverlee Dotterer of Bellville and Patti (Stan) Will of Galion; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Evelyn Lowry and nephew Jearilld Bemiller

A private graveside service with military honors will be held in Bellville Cemetery.

The Bellville Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to assist the family with cremation services and online condolences to them may be made by visiting:SnyderFuneralHomes.com

 

  • Jean, Bonnie, Bev & Patti:

    It seems as if I’ve known Jerry all my life. The things I remember is hearing great music coming out of your house by Jerry’s fingers as he tickled those keys and those same hands meticulously taking care of his yard. Remember all the wonderful times you had with your dad. Those memories won’t take his place, but it will bring a smile to your face and will warm your heart.

    Norm Beal

  • Jean, Bonnie, Bev & Patti,

    So sorry to hear of the passing of your husband / father.

    You and your family are in our prayers.

    Ron & Rita Odson

  • I am so sorry to hear about your loss. He was such a nice man. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family.
    Janet (Swigart) Domrose

  • So sorry to hear about Jerry’s passing. I will remember him with love in my heart. Prayers to his entire family.

  • Bev – sorry to hear of the passing of your dad…..it is a hard loss I know, but he is now at peace. You were so lucky to have him in your life for so many good years….
    Prayers and love to you my friend and your family.

  • Jean, Bonnie, Beverly, and Patti,
    So sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. Always loved his perfect yard, and how neatly he always was dressed. Love to all of You.
    Sincerely,
    Rodney Kehl

  • ZELLER FAMILY…
    I’M SO SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS
    JERRY I MUST ADMIT WAS ONE OF MY FAVORITES WHEN I WORKED AT COUNTRY MEADOWS… HE WAS ALWAYS GLAD TO SEE ME AS I WAS TO SEE HIM AND YOU GUYS.. HE ALWAYS WAS HAPPY. .I’M GLAD TO SEE HE IS FINALLY FEELING BETTER AND RESTING..
    HE WILL BE TRULY MISSED AND WILL ALWAYS BE A FAVORITE RESIDENT AND FAMILY…

    WITH LOVE

  • So so sorry to hear about Jerry passing. I will miss him very much. Hugs and prayers to you all.

  • Although I never had the opportunity to meet you in person, I have heard many wonderful things about you. You must have been quite a special person to raise such special daughters! My sympathies go out to your entire family during this difficult time.