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Idaho State Journal, 01/09/12
MONTPELIER, Idaho - INEZ ELNA TEUSCHER ZELLER, 92, passed away on January 6, 2012.
She was born on September 9, 1919, to Henry Teuscher and Mary Aegler Teuscher in Geneva,
Idaho. She loved the early years spent with her brothers and sisters on the family farm in
She attended grade school in Geneva, Idaho, and then lived in Montpelier with her
brother's family and attended high school. Then she decided to go to LDS business
college in Salt Lake City, Utah, to get her associate degree. She started her career with
Idaho Job Service and worked in Preston, Jerome, Burley, Pocatello, and Lewiston, Idaho,
for 36 years.
She met her husband Henry C. Zeller in Pocatello, Idaho, while living with her
sister's family in Pocatello and they were married on August 31, 1951, in Geneva,
Idaho. They lived in Pocatello for several years and then her husband purchased a barber
shop in Lewiston, Idaho, and they moved there in 1953. They enjoyed the Lewiston area and
had many friends. Then in 1970 her husband took ill and passed away. Inez kept on working
in Lewiston until she retired on September 1, 1977.
Then after her retirement she moved to Montpelier to be closer to family. She enjoyed
spending time with her two sisters, Grace and Lil, in Montpelier and they spent many hours
together having fun. She volunteered at the gift shop in the hospital for eight years. She
also did extractions for her church which she started doing on January 2, 1980, and did it
for 23 years. She also bowled in the league for several years. Over the years she enjoyed
watching the Utah Jazz play basketball on TV. She also loved to travel and spent time with
her sisters and friends on travel vacations. She loved her family and kept close watch on
all of her nieces and nephews over the years.
Inez was preceded in death by her husband Henry and her four sisters and four brothers,
Barbara (Lyman) Tueller, Aurelia (Rulon) Tueller, Lily (Earl) Stephens, Grace (Vern)
Wilcox, John (Gertrude) Teuscher, Lyman Teuscher, Ivan (Ruth) Teuscher, and Homer (Ruth)
Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, with a viewing
from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in the Montpelier Second Ward Chapel. A viewing will be held
from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at Matthews Mortuary.
Interment will be in the Geneva Cemetery.
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