Orval Leland Zoellner died Dec. 17, 2012 in Aberdeen, SD.
He was born March 21, 1925 at Groton, SD to Roger and Hazel (Jost) Zoellner. He graduated from Groton High School in 1943. In 1950 he enlisted in the US Army.
On Oct. 20, 1951, he was married to Irene Joyce Mullner at Aberdeen. They ran a dairy farm.
He is survived by his children, Vicki (Rodney) Wiley of Groton, Lee (Janet) Zoellner of Beloit, WI, Neil (Penny) Poellner of Clinton, WI, Nila (Ron) Christensen of Webster, Arlin (Cindy) Zoellner of Conde, Joel (Lynn) Zoellner of Groton, and Crystal (Allen) Hageman of Gettysburg; one sister, Vivian Sletten of Aberdeen; 16 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
A funeral service was held Dec. 22 at First Presbyterian Church in Groton. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen with Military Rites.
Schriver’s Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.