Walter L. Zeh

Born: Sat., Dec. 7, 1929
Died: Wed., Sep. 12, 2018


Visitation

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, Wed., Sep. 19, 2018
Location: Rhodes Funeral Directors


Prayer Service

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 19, 2018
Location: Rhodes Funeral Directors


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The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday September 19th from 11 AM to 12:30 PM. Then there will be a service and sharing of rememberences at 12.30.

On September 26th there will be a service at Bay Pines National Cemetery at 11 AM with the U.S. Navy honorguard for the placement of the urn.

Zeh, Walter L. (Ike)
88 of Clearwater, FL.
Born December 7, 1929 in Atlanta, NY
Passed September 12, 2018 in Clearwater, FL.

 

He began his work life with the Railroad in Atlanta, NY.
Joined the US Navy in 1949, Stationed in Key West, FL., Germany and Korea.
Retired from MacDill AFB working for CENTCOM after 20 years.
Another 10 years inactive. 1971 and 1972, he was one of 173 Sky Marshals flying on commercial airlines riding armed and under cover to protect against terrorist high jacking.
From there he lateraled over to US Customs completing another 20 years. He was a Boat Handler and Vessel Commander. He also received an Award for Top Advisor of the Year Mentoring young Customs Explorers.

 

Survived by his wife, Rose,
Sons, Kevin and Steve.
Sister, Carolyn Ferguson Walworth, NY.
Sisters-in-Law Margaret Zeh, Palm Harbor, FL., Joyce Zeh Nunda, NY., Joann Hattey, Tarpon Springs, FL.
Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews.

 

Pre-deceased by his Parents, Walter and Eloise Zeh, Atlanta, NY.
Brothers Norm Zeh Nunda, NY., Jim Zeh, Las Vegas, NV.,
Bob Zeh, Detroit, MI., Gene (Cork) Zeh, Palm Harbor, FL.
Sisters-in-Law Katherine Zeh, Las Vegas, NV. and Charlene Bennett, Albany, GA.
Shirley Draucker, Key West, FL.
Brothers-in-Law, Jay Bennett, Albany, GA. and Ray Hattey, Tarpon Springs, FL.

Chuck Draucker, Sterling Heights, MI.

 

Funeral Services September 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
at Rhodes Funeral Home
800 Druid Rd., Clearwater, FL.

 

Military Internment with Full Military Honors
will take place at Bay Pines National Cemetery
September 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

 

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