Dennis A. Zilch(1970 - 2014)

Dennis A. Zilch, 44, formerly of Bellevue and Conneaut, more recently of Emmetsburg, Iowa, died unexpectedly of heart problems on April 10, 2014.

Dennis was born February 15, 1970 in Bellevue to Dennis L. and Mary Lou (Sheets) Zilch.

Dennis graduated from Conneaut High School in 1989. He served our country in the U.S. Navy from 1989-1994. After earning a medal of commendation and his honorable discharge, he owned and operated ABLE welding in Florida. He loved being outside and spending time with his children, family, and friends. His smile, laughter, singing, and kindness will be terribly missed.

He is survived by his sons, Carter and Coby; his mother and step-father, Mary Lou (Walter) Limings of Bellevue; father and step-mother, Dennis L. (Sandy) Zilch of Kingsville, Ohio; step-children: Charlotte, Colton, and Chace; his siblings: Tammy Stierhoff of Millbury; Cheryl (Greg) Gadberry of Bellevue; and Shanon (Kim) Zilch of Bellevue.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue. His funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, at the funeral home with the Rev. Bruce Kent officiating.

The family requests memorials be given to the family for the future care and education of Dennis' sons.

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Auxter Funeral Home
1105 Castalia St Bellevue, OH 44811
(419) 484-7400
Published in The Bellevue Gazette on Apr. 15, 2014