April 13, 2016
- 6:30 PM
April 14, 2016
- 7:00 PM
April 15, 2016
- 11:00 AM
Cecelia M. Zeltinger, 97, Fargo, formerly Minot, ND passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Palliative Care Unit of Sanford Health, Fargo.
Cecelia was born July 27, 1918 in Minot, ND to John Herman and Theresia (Klosterman) Koetter. She attended Van Buren Country School in rural Lansford, ND. She married Clarence Zeltinger on June 23, 1943 at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, rural Foxholm, ND. They made their home near Tolley, ND where they farmed and raised their family. After retirement, they moved to Minot in 1987. Clarence passed away on March 2, 1994. Cecelia continued to live in Minot until June, 2015, when she moved with her daughter, Deb, to Fargo.
Cecelia was very involved in community activities and was an active member of her home church of Sts. Peter and Paul in Tolley, ND and was also a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot, ND and Sts. Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo, ND. She enjoyed cooking/baking and spending time with her family and many friends.
Cecelia will be especially remembered for her amazing memory and the special relationships she made with her grandchildren and many friends.
She is survived by her children; Terry (Ann) Zeltinger, Minot, ND, Deb Zeltinger, Fargo, ND, Kent (Laurice) Zeltinger, Fargo, ND, Kae (Dennis) Essler, Rochester, MN, Kim (Joy) Zeltinger, West Fargo, ND, daughter-in-law; Barb Zeltinger, Minot, ND, 12 grandchildren; Chris (Anne) Zeltinger, Doug (Suzanne) Zeltinger, Erin (Kelsey) Holt, Ben (Robyn) Zeltinger, Ty (Chelsey) Zeltinger, Seth Zeltinger, Kara (Tony) Hebert, Kyle Zeltinger, Jared (Kinsey) Essler, Jocelyn (fiancé Matthew Koenigsknecht) Essler, Kayla Zeltinger, Garrett Zeltinger, 21 great-grandchildren; sister, Veronica Moen, Riverton, WY, sister-in-law, Hazel Jochim, Inverness, MT and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; Clarence, baby daughter; Barbara Kay, infant baby boy, son; Allen, siblings; Cornelius Koetter, Mary Grant and Dorothea Limke.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Fargo Office of the National Kidney Foundation, 1970 Oakcrest Ave Suite 280., St. Paul MN 55113.
Rosary and Prayer Service: 6:30 P.M. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo with visitation starting at 5:30 P.M.
Rosary and Prayer Service: 7:00 P.M. Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot with visitation starting at 5:00 P.M.
Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 15, 2016 at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Minot.
Burial: St. Charles Cemetery, Tolley, ND.