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Ronald Frank Zeiss

October 15, 1938 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


Ronald Frank Zeiss, of Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset. He was 84.

Born October 15, 1938, in Villa Park, IL, he was a son of the late Frank and Helen Baumbach Zeiss. Ron was a retired driver for Nabisco. He was a former semi-professional hockey player and later managed hockey rinks. He was also an avid golfer and former referee for girl’s volleyball. Ron formerly attended Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church and currently attended Poplar Springs Baptist Church. He also was an animal farmer having raised Minks for years.

Survivors include his children, Debbie Stark, Peter Zeiss, Aimee Dathe and Kristi Tulley; his brother, Jerry Zeiss; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sally Joy Zeiss; brothers, Tom and James Zeiss; and sister, Barbara Eulert.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Johnny Maupin officiating. Ron’s wishes for cremation have been honored.

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Memorial Service
September 24, 2023

2:00 PM
Poplar Springs Baptist Church


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