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Wednesday January 13, 2021
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Pattison Funeral Home
Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday evening between 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday January 14, 2021
2:00 PM
A private funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:00 p.m. Pastor Jamie McDonald and Pastor Michael Deibert co-officiating.
In memory of
Rev. Arthur Zeller
July 26, 1927 - January 02, 2021 - Age 93

1927 - Rev. Arthur Zeller - 2021

Rev. Arthur, was called home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Saturday January 2, 2021 at the age of 93 years, beloved husband of Annettte Zeller for 51 ½ years. He also leaves to cherish his memory two children, four grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter: son, Darrell (Bonnie) Zeller of Medicine Hat and Darrell’s children, Adam Zeller and Kristen Zeller (Tyler Gordon and their daughter Stella); daughter, Carol (Wayne) Kopchia and their children Michelle (Zacharias) Geib and Jason Kopchia (Lindsay Clarkson); and Annette’s sister Betty Byrne of Gilbert, Arizona. Arthur was predeceased by his parents Christina and John Zeller Sr., and his brothers, John Jr. (Lillian), Ernest (Ellenore); sisters, Erna (Kenneth) Edwards, Leona (Gordon) Weidman; his first wife Leona (Ries) in 1966, and by two daughters in infancy, Sandra and Cynthia. Arthur was born on July 26, 1927 in Paris, Romania, then immigrated to Canada that year with his parents to live in the Golden Prairie district of Saskatchewan. In his teens, Arthur went to Edmonton to C.T.I. to complete his education. He then went on to Sioux Falls North American Baptist Seminary. After that, he was Ordained into the Ministry and served various churches in Saskatchewan and Alberta. After his wife’s passing, he took a nursing course and became a Registered Nursing Orderly, serving on the Riverview Nursing Home in Medicine Hat for 7 ½ years. It was around this time he met and married Annette Farquharson and they married July 19, 1969. Later he took employment with the Medicine Hat Travelodge for 10 ½ years as their building Maintenance Manager. During this time he began to have health problems and had an Angioplasty and could not return to work, so began his time helping to raise his grandchildren, which he loved and enjoyed every day of. Art also loved his garden and every spring couldn’t wait to see it grow. His hobbies were fishing and golfing but the love of his life was his children and grandchildren and great granddaughter Stella. He also continued to serve as pastor whenever called upon to fill the pulpit. He enjoyed travelling with his wife for many years. They enjoyed camping years, visiting relatives, making new friends and catching up with old friends. We will miss him forever, but God will take care of him and some day we will meet again in Heaven. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday evening between 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Masks are mandatory) Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jamie McDonald and Pastor Michael Deibert co-officiating. Family and friends are invited to remotely attend the funeral service by searching for the Pattison Funeral Home youtube page where the video will go live 10 minutes prior to service time. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. Those who wish to remember Arthur Zeller with a donation, may do so to the Whispering Pines Camp, Box 23110, Medicine Hat Mall PO, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1B 4C2. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: office@pattisonfuneralhome.com subject heading: Arthur Zeller.

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Message from Roy & Darlene Hjelte January 05, 2021
Dear Annette,
We are sorry to learn of your husband Art's death. We always enjoyed our visits with the two of you.
May the Lord's peace and comfort surround you in these days of grief.
With sincere sympathy, Roy & Darlene Hjelte
Roy & Darlene Hjelte
Message from Gordon Jacksteit January 05, 2021
Sorry to hear about Arts passing. I’ll always remember the good times we had as I boarded with them while attending college in the mid 1960’s. Many fond memories of our many successful fishing trips to Murray Dam. He really did make me feel welcome and a part of the family. Our sincere condolences to the family during these difficult times.
Gordon Jacksteit
Message from Don and Vangy Whittmire January 07, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to you Annette and your family. So sorry to hear of Art's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. vw and Don
Don and Vangy Whittmire
Message from from Pastor Bob Roth and Hal and Lois Banasch January 08, 2021
Our sympathy to the family of Art Zeller. May you feel comfort and peace as you face this reality.
from Pastor Bob Roth and Hal and Lois Banasch
Message from Loretta & Daryl Martin January 08, 2021
Dear Annette, Darrel and Carol,
Our sincerest sympathies to you. Prayers are offered to our most gracious Lord for His comfort to come to you.
Loretta & Daryl Martin
Message from Stan and Susan Getz January 12, 2021
Our sincerest sympathy Annette, Darrell and Carol on the passing of Art. May all your fondest memories carry you through the coming days. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Stan and Susan Getz
Message from Vicki Edwards Betz (Lyle's daughter) January 14, 2021
So very sorry for the loss of uncle Art. I have many fond memories of him when he would visit the farm in North Dakota and when we came to Canada for grandpa Zellers funeral. Hugs to you all!!
Vicki Edwards Betz (Lyle's daughter)
Message from Stella Friesen January 14, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Annette and the family in the passing of Art. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Stella Friesen
Message from Blair and Julissa Goodnough January 14, 2021
Our condolences to the Zeller family on the passing of Art. May the Lord comfort and keep you.
Blair and Julissa Goodnough
Message from Maureen Oster January 21, 2021
So sorry to hear of the passing of Your husband Art. May the lord bless you and keep you. Love and Prayers Maureen Oster
Maureen Oster