WELLINGTON - Our loving father and husband, Tony Zufelt, age 85, passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 at his home in Wellington.
He was born Aug. 17, 1926 in Woodland to Elic Richard and Minnie Pearl Stevens Zufelt.
Tony married Delores Hackford, July 22, 1944; she passed away on July 19, 1992. Later married Vona Simpson Peters on Dec. 3, 1994.
Tony was well known in the Uintah Basin for his generosity and his love for his God Jehovah. He was an active member of the Jehovah's Witnesses where he was instrumental in helping establish the congregation in Roosevelt. For the past 15 years he's been a full time Elder. Tony was always willing to help anyone in need. He was known for his excellent work ethic and as a hard worker.
Survived by his wife, Vona Zufelt, Wellington; fives sons and one daughter, Ken (Rose) Zufelt, Vernal, Wayne Zufelt, Theron (Trisha) Zufelt, Ray (Pat) Zufelt, all of Roosevelt, Richard (Jean) Zufelt, Vernal; Toni (Mike) Baker, Roosevelt; step-children, Bobby (Jeanie) Peters, Canon City, Colo., Opal (Mike) Myers, Wellington, Rita (Orville) Douglas, Edith (Nate) Dutton, both of Parachute, Colo., Seth (Linda) Peters, Craig, Colo; 36 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, 16 step-grandchildren and 23 step-great-grandchildren.
Memorial service, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, 11 a.m., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (168 S. 200 W.) Roosevelt. Family will receive friends at the Kingdom Hall Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Immediately following the services a luncheon will follow at The Barn Reception Center, (3939 E. Highway 40) in Ballard. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome to share memories at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.