Deanna Monique Zeller, 61, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on November 6, 1951 in Albuquerque, NM to the late Victor and Antoinette (Rifflet) Kerns.
She is survived by her husband, Rev. William M. Zeller, whom she married on January 18, 2004 in Bellefontaine. Also surviving are two sons, Michael (Kim) Durnell and David (Angie) Durnell both of Bellefontaine and a daughter, Candace (Paul) Hackenburg of Jackson, MI, from her previous marriage to Mike Durnell. Deanna is also survived by three daughters, Sharma (Eric) Seibert of Amelia, OH, Marissa (Aaron) Szabo and Tana Zeller both of Cincinnati; three brothers, Frank (Melinda) Kerns of Vonore, TN, Don (Dao) Kerns of Cincinnati and Charles (Kathleen) Kerns of Bellefontaine; three sisters, Charlene (John) Paquin of Newport, NC, Arlene (Don) Mitchell of Bellefontaine and Vicky (Keith) Price of Huntsville; and 13 grandchildren, Joshua, Aubree, Baylee, Sydnee, Austin, Ethan, Kensey, Ross, Lyndsie, Cora, Isaac, Joshua, and Finley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A homemaker, Deanna graduated from the Ohio School of Cosmetology in Lima. She was the owner of Creative Hair Designs in Bellefontaine, which moved to Huntsville and Lakeview. She also owned and operated Deanna’s Properties: Indian Hallow Campgrounds and Vacation Rentals at Indian Lake.
She attended and served at the Calvary Baptist Church, Bellefontaine, Waynesfield Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church, Bellefontaine, Harper United Methodist Church and Big Springs United Methodist Church.
Deanna’s husband will lead a service celebrating her life at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine with visitation from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church of the donor’s choice.
Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine assisted the family and condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.