Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
Jacob A. Zeller, 80, well known retired Shelbyville baker whose home was at 201 W. Hendricks St., died today at 6:45 a.m. at the Major Hospital. Mr. Zeller had been ill several years and death was attributed to complications.
Friday, March 9, 1962
DIES IN HOSPITAL
Rites Monday For
Retired Baker, 80
Mr. Zeller, born in Bluffton, Ohio, May 23, 1881, was a son of M. E. and Nancy Zeller. He moved to this city in 1905, when he joined in partnership with C. H. Webben in the former Webben and Zeller Bakery. The partnership continued until 1925, from which time Mr. Zeller owned and operated the bakery by himself until his retirement in 1939.
Mr. Zeller was a 55-year member of the West Street Methodist Church and was a charter member of the Shelbyville Rotary Club. He served as president of the Indiana Bakers' Association in 1927.
Survivors include his wife, the former Maude Watts, whom he married October 21, 1906, two sons, Harold W. Zeller of this city and Arthur W. Zeller of Columbus, and one sister, Miss Lillian Zeller of Fort Wayne. There are three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:00 a.m. at the Ewing Mortuary, Rev. Jerome Hyde will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after 2:00 p.m. Sunday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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