Archive for Sunday, March 23, 1997


March 23, 1997


— Graveside services for William E. Zerbonia, 72, Winchester, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the McLouth Cemetery.

Mr. Zerbonia died Thursday, March 20, 1997, at the Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Winchester.

He was born June 18, 1924, at Carthage, Mo., the son of Earl J. and Ellen F. Sloniker Zerbonia. He had lived in the Winchester and McLouth area for many years.

He was an auto production worker for General Motors in Kansas City, Kan., retiring in 1987. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post No. 225 in Ozawkie.

He married Ethel M. Story on June 23, 1950, at Kansas City, Kan. She died June 7, 1992.

Survivors include a companion, Roberta Miller, Winchester; a brother, Frank H. Zerbonia, Sarcoxie, Mo.; a foster son, Jim Branson, Panama City, Fla.; and a foster granddaughter.

Barnett Funeral Home of Oskaloosa is handling the arrangements.

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