Shelby  County  Indiana

Zinser / Zinzer

The  Shelbyville  News
March, 2003
Thomas V. Zinser, 84, of Greensburg, died Friday, March 21, 2003, at I.O.O.F. Nursing Home in Greensburg.
Born Feb. 9, 1919, in Shelby County, s/o  Louis and Minnie (Thibo) Zinser.  On June 12, 1939, he married  Marjorie Townsend, who preceded him in death on Feb. 8, 1985.  June 21, 1986, married  Martha Boger Lay, and she survives.
Other survivors include two stepsons, Maurice Lay  of Greenwood and  Robert D. Lay  of Muncie; one daughter, Mary Ann (Dave) Scripture  of Greensburg; five sisters, LouAlma Gauss  of Chicago, Ill., Martha Rowe  of Indianapolis, Mildred Youart  of Lafayette, Mary Robertson  of Paris, Texas, and  Edith Leffler  of Greensburg; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one son, Robert L. Zinser;  and three brothers, Paul Zinser,  Ed Zinser  and  John Zinser.
1937 graduate of St. Paul High School.
Employed as an electrician and farmer.
Member of Adams Twp. Volunteer Fire Department.
Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home, 110 E. North St., Greensburg, 47240.  A prayer service Sunday.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greensburg, with the Rev. Steve Schaftlein officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s School or Hospice of Decatur County.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
November 24, 1986
          Zita P. Zinser,  85, R.R. 1, Waldron, died at 3:15 a.m. today at the Heritage House Convalescent Center.
          Mrs. Zinser, a lifelong Shelbyville resident, had been employed for 35 years at the former Major T. Jester store, retiring in 1971.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Joseph Social Club and St. Ann's Altar Society.
          A daughter of  Frank and  Elizabeth (Bogeman) Rehme,  she was born May 17, 1901, in Shelbyville.  She was married June 3, 1946, to  Maynard Zinser,  who survives.
          Also surviving are a daughter,  Mrs. Roberta "Bobby Lou" Ford,  Shelbyville; two grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.  Four brothers and seven sisters preceded her in death.
          Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. John Maung officiating.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
          Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Carmony Funeral Home where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Mary Rinehart

The  Shelbyville  Republican
March 8, 1954
John J. Zinser Dies at Son's
John J. Zinser, 74, died Sunday morning in Waldron.
Born May 14, 1879, Decatur Co, Indiana, s/o  Martin  and  Catherine (Brown) Zinser.
Married Josephine Fischer  on January 12, 1904.
Survivors:  wife;  sons, John F. Zinser  of Waldron and  Fredrick H. Zinser of Liberty Township;  brothers, Martin Zinser  of Shelby County and  Louis Zinser  of Decatur county;  sister, Mrs. Henry Macke  of Sugar Creek township;  two grandchildren, Paul Zinser  and  Mary Jo Zinser.
Member St. Vincent Catholic church.
Murphy Mortuary.
Services:  at church with Rev. A. H. Seger officiating.
Burial:  St. Vincent cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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