Else Marie (nee Treiber) Zeller

Published 9:07 am Monday, April 1, 2019

Else Marie (nee Treiber) Zeller was baptized into the hope of Christ’s Resurrection on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the age of 83.

Else Marie (nee Treiber) Zeller

She was the beloved wife of the late Willi Hermann Zeller, cherished mother of Angelica Zeller-Michaelson (Andreas Goetz; the late Paul Michaelson), loving grandmother of Gabriella and Isaac Michaelson, dear sister of the late Dorle Lehner and Ernst Treiber, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend.

Else was born in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany. She emigrated to the U.S. as a young woman seeking the American Dream, living first in New York and later settling in Michigan with her husband Willi, whom she married in 1959. They welcomed their only daughter in 1967. Else was a joyful light in the lives of many, and will be dearly missed.

Visitation was from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 31 at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa St., St. Louis, Missouri.  Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 1 at St. Roch Catholic Church, 6052 Waterman Blvd., St. Louis. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Niles.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations in Else’s name may be made either to her grandchildren’s college fund care of Edward Jones or to St. Roch Parish and school.