Alfred F. Czech
Alfred F. Czech, 92, died March 12, 2023,at White River Hospital, Batesville, Ark. Alfred was born Sept.17, 1930, to Felix and Mary (Kozelek) Czech, in Sharon, Wisc. He married Eileen Bronk Nov. 5, 1951. He served in the Korean War during 1951-1953. He also served his country during the Berlin Crisis in 1961-1962. He owned sever-al businesses including being a milkman in Stevens Point, Wisconsin for Fischer and Morning Glory dairies. He was a deputy Sheriff of Portage Co., Wisconsin 1957-1971.He owned Al’s Diner1988-1996 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. He moved to Cherokee Village, Arkansas in 1996. He was a member of St. Michaels Church, Knights of Colombus, and VFW. He was an avid bingo player. He is survived by his life partner of 37years, Mary Jack; children, Sandy (Gary)Glennon, Stevens Point, Wisc., Patricia Czech (Jerry Panther)Minneapolis, Minn,,Mary Beth Czech, Minneapolis, Minn,, Sue(Kurt) Hoppe, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisc., Mark (Debbie) Czech, Stevens Point, Wisc.,Jackie (Perry) Chojnacki, Stevens Point, Wisc., John (Kim)Czech, Amherst, Wisc. Grandchildren, Aimee(Jeff) Koppensteiner, Ben (Caitlin) Glennon, Steve Glennon, Liz(Andy) Nemeth, Wil-lie (Andrea) Hoppe, Christopher Czech, Adam (Kendall) Chojnacki, Abby (Jeremy)Ruiz, Leslie (Dustin)Hoffman, Mason Czech, Hadyn Czech; Great-grandchildren Otto Koppensteiner, Mave, Malia, Conor Glennon, Isaac, Nix-on Czech, Jase, Livy Hoffman, Amelia, Addison, Nemeth, Oliver Hoppe. He was preceded in death by Eileen Czech(1985), grandson Nick(2012), parents Felix and Mary Czech, sister Adelia Tuskowski, and brothers Hubert and Edmond Czech.A memorial mass was held at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cherokee Village, Arkansas on March 28.Al will always be remembered for his warm smile and ready joke to make you laugh.
Robert “Bob” Eugene Zeiger
Robert “Bob” Eugene Zeiger, 75, of Hardy, Arkansas passed away March 22, 2023 in Cherokee Village, Arkansas. He was born November 23, 1947 in Hardy and was a graduate in the first class at Highland High School in May 1965. Bob served the local public as a firefighter for 35 years and also worked as a licensed broker in real estate. He was a member of Liberty Hill Church and had served on the board of Spring River Adult & Child Services. Bob enjoyed farming, horseback riding, and tractors. He loved his sons and was a recognized “miracle cancer survivor” sever-al times by family and medical personnel. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ida Davis Zeiger; a sister, Louise Utley; and the mother of his sons, Rhonda Martin. Survivors include his wife, Debi Orr Zeiger, whom he married March 18, 1994;three boys: Michael “Mike” (Tammy), Robbie (Vicky), and Adam(Marie), all of Hardy; a step-son, Shane Rus-sell (Alanna); eight grandchildren: Jessica Shaw (Shelby),Beau Zeiger (Ciara),John Zeiger (Katalina),McKenzie Zeiger-Fletcher (Hunter),Wyatt Zeiger, Jakob “Jake” Zeiger, Mashaia Trivitt (Bryce), and Eutah Russell (Marly);eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nancy Rogers and Anna May Davenport; several nieces and nephews; many other relatives and a host of good friends. Services were March25, in the Liberty Hill Church, 190 Ridge Road, Sharp County, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to Walker Cemetery (east of Hardy) and Liberty Hill Church.