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Thomas Zemo

January 14, 1944 ~ December 23, 2019 (age 75)


Thomas E. Zemo, age 75, of Centerville, passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at his home.

Tom was born on January 14, 1944 in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Ludwick and Mary (Blozovich) Zemo.  After high school graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army.  Tom served his country faithfully and was honorably discharged. 

Following his military service, Tom moved to Pasadena, California.  There, he worked at EOS (Electronic Corporation) for 30 years until his retirement. While in California, he was very fond of attending horse races.  He would also go to Las Vegas, Nevada to gamble every chance he got. On January 14, 1971, Tom was united in marriage to Marjorie Mohler in Las Vegas.

Tom also enjoyed dancing and going for walks.  He loved his dog, Precious.  Tom cherished every moment he spent with his family.

Left to honor Tom’s memory are his siblings, Louie (Wilma) Zemo of Portland, Texas, Rudy Zemo of Centerville, Iowa, Helen (Stanley) Beals of Springfield, Illinois, Pauline Zemo of Centerville, Iowa, and Dolores Zemo of Centerville; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Tom was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Zemo; his parents, Ludwick and Mary Zemo; and a brother, Steve Zemo.

Private family services will be held.  Per Tom’s wishes, cremation has been accorded.  Lange Funeral Home and Crematory of Centerville has been entrusted in caring for Thomas' family.  Memorials have been established to the Thomas Zemo Memorial, and may be mailed or dropped off at Lange Funeral Home, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at

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