Leslie Zieber

Leslie James "L.J." Zieber

Saturday, October 5th, 1929 - Sunday, September 6th, 2020
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Leslie J. Zieber

Cameron, Missouri- Leslie James “L.J.” Zieber, 90, passed away September 6, 2020, surrounded by his family.
He was born October 5, 1929, in Cosby, Missouri, to Vern and Ester (Heller) Zieber.
L.J. served in Company B of the 79th Engineers during the Korean War. After his service he worked for Kessler Electric.
L.J. and Eldora Lou Morris were united in marriage on January 21, 1955, and resided in the Cameron area where he was a well-respected farmer for over 50 years, retiring in 2008. Five sons were born to this union: Larry, Chuck, Allen, Mike and Terry.
L.J. enjoyed hunting and fishing throughout the years, going to horse and dog races and especially going to casinos. He was an avid Royals, Chiefs and Missouri Tigers Fan.
L.J. was a past member of the Elks Lodge and served nearly 20 years on both the Grand River Township Board and the MFA Oil Board. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion.
L.J. was preceded in death by his parents, brother Kenny, and son Chuck. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Eldora Zieber, of the home; sons, Larry (Shirley) Zieber, Maysville, Missouri, Allen Zieber, Cameron, Missouri, Mike (Margie) Zieber, Cameron, Missouri, Terry (Jana Wheatley) Zieber, Smithville, Missouri; 11 grandchildren and 7 great- grandchildren.
Graveside Service: 1:00 PM, Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Cameron Memory Gardens. Funeral procession will leave from Poland-Thompson Funeral Home at 12:30.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First Christian Church of Cameron.
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Arrangements by Poland-Thompson Funeral home, Cameron, MO.
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 1:00pm
    Cameron Memory Gardens
    10776 N.W. Old Highway 36
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    Graveside Service In continuing to take all precautions to secure safety, the family requests masks be worn and to maintain a safe distance.
    Pastor Russell Hamilton
  • Interment

    Cameron Memory Gardens
    10776 N.W. Old Highway 36
    CAMERON, MO 64429
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Tammy Hardin

Posted at 03:43pm
So so sorry for your loss. Remember all the good times to help in this difficult time.

Dusty Taylor & Jesse Gilchrist

Posted at 09:20pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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George and Wanda Taylor

Posted at 10:49am
I have fond memories of playing 5-point pitch at Windy Ridge with L J, Neil, Dwight and who ever else showed up to play. It was a ruthless bunch as cheating and deception were at it's finest. I sure miss that!
To all the Zieber family, please accept our sincere condolence.

Randy and Susan Stuedle

Posted at 11:21pm
There are no words for times like these, Please know that you are all in our thought and prayers. LJ was a wonderful man, and he'll be dearly missed.
Peggy Walser
Randy and Sue Stuedle

Gracie Feese

Posted at 09:03pm
So so sorry ...always jolly and with a story to tell. I am praying for all of you...

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