Ralph Rudolph Zeman

Ralph Zeman Obituary PhotoRalph Rudolph Zeman, 84, of Mountain Home, AR, formerly of Oak Park, IL, January 14, 1934 - April 11, 2018.

Ralph Rudolph Zeman, age 84, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away April 11, 2018, in Branson, Missouri. He entered this world January 14, 1934, in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Rudolph and Bessie (Bauer) Zeman. His parents have preceded him in death. Ralph was united in marriage August 13, 1955, to Judith Pekarek. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

Ralph has always enjoyed using his hands for skills and hobbies like woodworking and fishing as well as other outdoor adventures. He worked for Northrop Grumman as a tool and dye machinist. Ralph was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He was very proud of his kids. All who knew him will miss him greatly.

Ralph is survived by his wife of 62 years, Judith; three children: Deborah (Craig) Peting of Huntley, Illinois, Michael (Nancy) Zeman of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, and Mark (Shari) Zeman of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois; four grandchildren: Robert, Kristina, Brandon, and Ryan; and two greatgrandchildren: Luke and Grace Ann.

A celebration of Ralph’s life will be held later in the Chicago area. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ralph’s name to the Cox Health Children’s Network (https://www.coxhealthcmn.com). To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com

Published on OzarksRemembers.com on April 12, 2018.