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Eugene L. Zeh


1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Eugene L. Zeh Obituary
EUGENE L. ZEH March 29, 1926 - Dec. 21, 2016 A man of integrity who valued honesty, fairness and warmth in people he met in all walks of life. Gene was born in Quincy, IL to Paul and Mary Zeh. He had an older sister named Bernadine. When Gene was very young the family moved to Los Angeles, CA. Gene's father Paul taught him how to be a meat cutter and Gene was very good at it. In August 1944 Gene joined the Army and earned the position of Staff Sargeant. He received an honorable discharge in 1946. Soon after that he met his first wife Elsie Mendoza and they married and were very happy. In the mid to late 50's Gene went to work for Arden Mayfair and soon became head of meat merchandising. He was very well liked by everyone he worked with. Gene retired in the early 90's and Elsie passed away of a stroke in 1994. A few years after that Gene met Alvina Hockman and they married in Las Vegas. They made their home in Hemet since 1999. Gene and Alvina had many wonderful years together traveling all over the country in their motor home. They loved each other very much! He was loved by all who knew him and he will be missed. Burial will be at the Riverside National Cemetery at 10am on Thursday, January 12, 2017.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 11, 2017
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