Carolyn Alice (Porter) Zeller

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 11:33 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 11:57 a.m. CDT

Carolyn Alice (Porter) Zeller, 88, died Sept. 3, 2013 in Bradenton, Fla. 

Carolyn was born in Iowa City on March 16, 1925, to Kirk and Irene Porter. She lived most of her life with her husband of 60 years, Frank L. Zeller in Newton. He preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 2009.

She is survived by her two children, Joan Zeller Newton and her husband Ted Newton of Knoxville, Tenn., and Kirk Zeller and his wife Kathy Zeller of Bradenton, Fla.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A small family memorial is being planned. In lieu of flowers, donations maybe made to: The Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or the American Cancer Society at in memory of her life.

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