Donald C. Zeis

Donald C. Zeis, 95, of Tiffin, died at 3:20 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.

Donald was born Oct. 17, 1917, to the late Willis E. and Nellie E. (Rochte) Zeis. He married Isabelle E. (James) Nov. 27, 1936, and she survives in Orlando, Fla.

Survivors also include three children, Judith M. (Jerry) Simmons of Sarasota, Fla., Gloria (Donald) Kauffman of Orlando, Fla., and Richard (Janice) Zeis Sr. of Tiffin; 10 grandchildren, Rick, Vick “Beaver,” Natalie, Deborah, Zachary, Rich, Eric, Donnie, Deena and Allen; 13 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Waldo (Anna) Zeis of Cromers.

There will be no funeral at this time. A private family burial will take place at Shiloh Cemetery at a later date. Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin, is assisting with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Care, Stein Hospice or to Shiloh United Methodist Church.

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