Bruce Dunstan Zeiler
Bruce Dunstan Zeiler, 72, of Milwaukie, Ore. passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Clackamas View Senior Living Facility due to Parkinsons/Lewy Body Dimentia. He was born Sept. 21, 1946 in Holyoke, Colorado, to Ward and Patricia Zeiler. Bruce was raised in Holyoke, Colorado and later The Dalles, Oregon.
He graduated from The Dalles High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University in 1969. Bruce married Penny Zeiler on July 9, 1966. They moved to the Milwaukie area in 1970.
Bruce worked as the Quality Control Director of Darigold. When he retired from Darigold, Bruce began his career in the food ingredients industry until his final retirement in 2010. In his free time, Bruce enjoyed his hot rod, miniature trains, motorcycles and boats. He was also Past Commodore of Hayden Island Yacht Club in 1997.
Bruce is survived by his wife, Penny Zeiler; daughter, Janet Zeiler Wood of Milwaukie; son, Douglas Ward Zeiler of Happy Valley, Ore.; granddaughter, Patricia Crystal Sams of Milwaukie; sister, Pamela Zeiler of Milwaukie; nieces, nephew, great-nieces and a great-nephew, as well as his brothers in law, sister in law, and daughter in law. He was preceded in death by his father, Ward Zeiler, and mother, Patricia Zeiler.
A private Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Milwaukie Senior Center, 5440 SE Rusk Road, Milwaukie, OR 97222 .