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Robert Zeller

November 27, 1935 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

Robert Lee Zeller passed away peacefully at his home on January 12, 2022 in Troy, Idaho.

He was born on a ranch in Plummer, Idaho November 27, 1935 to Leonard and Lilly Zeller. He attended one and a half years of school in Plummer before moving to Garfield, Washington in 1941. Robert attended school there for nine years before moving to Troy in 1952. He worked for local farmers and Latah County Grain Growers. In 1957 Robert went to work for Northern Pacific Railroad retiring from Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railroad in 1997.

Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1958 - 1960. Robert married Lauretta Spencer November 5, 1966. They had two children: Dawn and Aaron. He enjoyed many hobbies including hunting, fishing, camping, woodworking and gardening.

Robert is survived by his children, Dawn (Dave) Gludt and Aaron Zeller along with one grandchild, Cody Gludt.

He was proceeded in death by his wife Lauretta, parents, four brothers and three sisters.

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