Zeller

Wauneta M. Zeller, age 94, of Reddick passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Heritage Manor in Dwight. She was born May 30, 1926 in Reddick, the daughter of Edward & Teresa (McGinnis) Meisenbach. She married Theodore Zeller on May 10, 1946 in Cabery. He preceded her in death on October 29, 2001. 

Wauneta was a farmer. She loved farming and working side by side with her husband. Family was very important to her. Wauneta volunteered at St. Mary’s Hospital for 10 years and was a wonderful caregiver. She loved to shop, dine at a fine restaurant, and enjoy an occasional cocktail. 

Surviving are three daughters and three sons-in-law, Sharon Zeller of Reddick, Diane & Robert Dornbierer of Dwight, Marilyn & Robert Currie of Midland, MI, and Randy Anderson; nine grandchildren, Michele (Blake) Gadbois, Matt (Martha) Currie, Brad (Sheridan) Currie, Adam (Julie) Oelschlager, Oelschlager, Jaron (Tori) Scheid, Ryan Anderson, and Grant Anderson; and one nephew, Dr. Joe (Kathy) Meisenbach. 

In addition to her husband, Theodore Zeller, Wauneta is preceded in death by her infant daughter, Catherine Zeller; daughter, Debbie Anderson; grandson, Ben Currie; her parents; and brother Edward (Mary) Meisenbach. 

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial visitation will be held from 12-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Schreffler Funeral Home in Kankakee. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing guidelines. 

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.