Death notices 3-24-12

Donald E. Zellers
March 23, 2012
NORTH LIBERTY — Donald E. Zellers, 82, died Friday, March 23, 2012 in Walkerton at the home of his daughter, Carolyn. 
Survivors include: his wife, Thursia; one daughter, Carolyn (Michael) Groves of Walkerton; one son, Donald (Linda) Zellers of North Judson; one brother, Robert (Vera) Zellers of North Liberty; nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake. Burial will be at the Westlawn Cemetery, North Liberty. Visitation is Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday after 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, Plymouth. 
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John Rucker
March 21, 2012 
ROCHESTER — John Rucker, 56, formerly of Rochester died March 21, 2012.
He is survived by his wife Joanna Rucker; two sons, Travis (Sandy) Rucker of Marfa, Texas, and Ryan (Jeana) Rucker of Galveston; and four grandchildren.  
Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2012 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Visitation is from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Athens Cemetery.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the LeRoy Shelton American Legion #36 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars #1343.
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Nellie L. Blankenship
March 21, 2012
LAKE STATION — Nellie L. (Binion) Blankenship, 62, of Lake Station died March 21, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, Delbert Blankenship; daughter, Misti Dawn Nesmith of Portage; son, James Blankenship of Hobart; sisters, Beverly A. Davis of Olive Hill, Ky., Mary D. Binion of Moorhead, Ky.; brothers, Glenneth A. Binion of Argos, Phillip W. Binion of Osceola, Stephen P. Binion of Midwest City, Okla., Kenneth L. Binion of Moorhead, Ky., and one grandchild.
Visitation is Saturday, March 24 from 4 to 8 p.m. at O’Donnell Funeral Home, North Judson.
Funeral service will be Sunday, March 25 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, North Judson.