Orlo W. Zeitz

MUSKEGON — Mr. Orlo W. Zeitz, 93, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Muskegon.

He was born in Cadillac on July 23, 1921, to Robert and Edna (Ward) Zeitz. Orlo was a veteran of the U.S Army and served in World War II. He worked for Buehrle Engineering as a tool and die maker for more than 40 years before his retirement. Orlo enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a CB and shortwave radio enthusiast.

Survivors include his two children, Susan (Mike Smith) Zeitz, of White Cloud, and Wayne O. (Julie Zerlaut) Zeitz, of Holton; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Burson; and his former wife of 52 years, Sarah Zeitz.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson; one brother; and three sisters.

Services were held on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at the Lee Chapel, Sytsema Funeral Homes, Inc., in Norton Shores. Burial was in Chase Township Cemetery.

Memorials to Harbor Hospice Poppen Residence would be appreciated. You may sign his online guestbook at www.sytsemafh.com.