Ernest “Dick” Zachman, 102, Ellis, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society, Ellis.
He was born May 20,1918, in Trego County to John J. and Mary (Armbrister) Zachman.
He married Adabelle Katherine Aust on Dec. 25, 1947, in Ellis. He was farmer/stockman.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church where he was a past council member and past board member of Farm Bureau.
He enjoyed welding and playing the accordion. He enjoyed being a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandpa.
Survivors include his wife, Ellis; a son, Darrell Zachman and wife, Annie. Hays; a daughter, Diane Henderson and (Floyd Henderson), Ellis; three sisters, Martha Massier, Ellis, Dorothy Dietz and husband, Milton, Hays, and Helen Deines and husband, Don, WaKeeney, a brother, Harry Zachman, Wichita; three sisters, Martha Massier, Ellis, Dorothy Dietz and husband, Milton, Hays, and Helen Deines and husband, Don, WaKeeney three grandchildren, Erin (Jerry) Rogers, Hedgesville, Micah Kruckenberg (Casey), Phoenix and Amanda Dolechek (Luke), Wichita; and two great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Evan Henderson; two brothers, Oscar Zachman, Raymond Zachman; and an infant brother, Wayne Zachman; and two sisters, Anna Hamburg and Frieda Allphin.
Services will be announced at a later date by Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637.
Memorials are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church or Ellis Good Samaritan Society.
Published on November 18, 2020