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Theodore E. Zehner

October 16, 1968 - August 5, 2017

Service Date: August 11, 2017


Theodore E. “Ted” Zehner, Jr, 48, of Belleville, Illinois, born Wednesday, October 16, 1968, in Belleville, Illinois, died Saturday, August 5, 2017 on an adventure in Salem , MO.

Ted worked as a Welder and Fabricator for Inventory Sales Company.

Ted was a true outdoorsman and loved to immerse himself in all that nature had to offer. He will be remembered for his strength, generosity and enthusiasm for taking on all of life’s adventures. Ted was an amazing father and papa. He will live on within his grandchildren, daughters, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Son: Stephen Zehner
  • Father: Theodore Zehner, Sr.
  • Mother: Eileen nee Arnold Haley

Surviving are his:

  • Daughters:
    • Crystal Zehner of Belleville, IL
    • Mary Goetter of Collinsville, IL
  • Grandchildren:
    • Lillian Peach
    • Tripton
    • Nevaeh
    • Mia
  • Aunt: Shirley (Richard) Kroener of Mascoutah, IL

Memorials:  Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross

Visitation: Friends may call from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Friday, August 11, 2017 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 pm , August 11, 2017 at Kurrus Funeral Home. Private family interment.