Highland: Obituaries

Judy Zeller, 62

Judy Zeller
Judy Zeller

Judy Kay Zeller, 62, of Marion, Ill., formerly of Highland and Pierron, died on Friday, Nov. 21, 2015 at her home.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Hug Cemetery in Millersburg, with the Rev. Chris Hill, senior pastor of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, officiating.

She was born on June 2, 1953 in Highland to Francis and Alice (Haller) Zeller.

She worked many years as the general manager of the Country Inn and Suites in Marion. She retired in August 2014. She was a Christian and former member of the Highland Evangelical United Church of Christ.

In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and volunteering her time with the Marion Elks and American Legion Auxiliary. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her mother, Alice (Russell) Ammann of Marion; sons, Michael (Verbal) Blakey of St. Louis, Mo., Matt Blakey of Marion and Mark (Christina) Blakey of Palatine, Ill.; grandchildren, Justin, Jayden and Jackson Blakey; brothers, James Zeller of Marion and Tom (Fran) Zeller of Marion; two nieces; and one nephew

She was preceded in death by her father.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.