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Stephen Zellers

Stephen L. Zellers, 73, of Good Hope, Illinois, formerly of Mantanzas Beach, passed away 5:15 PM Tuesday March 1, 2016 at his residence.
He was born Dec. 6, 1942 in Springfield, Illinois to Maxwell and Margaret Vincent Zellers; he married Cheri Elliott on July 26, 2002. She survives.
Also surviving are his 3 children, Roger (Teri) Zellers of Sciota, Illinois, Stepheni (Kory) Phillips of Rock Island, Illinois, Michael (Dana) Zellers of Middleburg, Florida; 2 stepchildren, Adam Stoneking of Sarasota, Florida, Corey (Steph) Stoneking of Pekin, Illinois; 12 grandchildren, Jonathan, Michael, Mindy, Jessica, Jennifer, Drake, Zack, Jared, Nichole, Nathan, Noah, Braden, several great-grandchildren, and 1 sister, Frances Wilson of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother Arthur Zellers; and a sister, Doris Sager.
He worked for Western Illinois University as an Elevator Mechanic from 1978-2002.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday March 7, 2016 at the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home in Macomb, where visitation will be Sunday March 6, form 2-4 PM.  Rev. Jon Keck will officiate. Cremation has been accorded. Burial of Ashes will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital or MDH Home Healthcare. Please sign guestbook or leave condolences at

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