Merle Duane Zitterich, 83, of Haskell died Sunday, July 1. He was born December 25, 1928 in Humboldt, Iowa. Merle was retired from the U.S. Air Force, serving 21 years during the Korea and Vietnam Wars. He also retired from the Harper Construction Co. and was of the Lutheran Faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Charlotte Zitterich; and wife, Lois Jean Zitterich.
He is survived by his son, Randall Zitterich of Haskell; daughter, Linda Zitterich of Haskell; brothers, Justin Zitterich of Minnesota; Eldon Zitterich of Iowa; sisters, Marietta Norris of Iowa; Jeralda Zitterich of Nevada; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 6 at Marshall Funeral Chapel with burial at East Union Cemetery in Union, Neb.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 5 at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City, Neb.
Local arrangements are by Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: ashbyfuneralhome.com