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July 9, 2013

Robert Charles “Chuck” Zeider

Robert Charles ‘Chuck’ Zeider

Commander Sgt. Major Robert Charles “Chuck” Zeider, 61, Logansport, passed away at 4 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at his residence.

Born on May 27, 1952, in Rochester, he was the son of the late Robert E. and Mary Ellen (Markley) Zeider. On June 6, 1970, he married Diane E. Swisher, and she survives. He was proud to be the son-in-law of Richard and Elizabeth Swisher.

Chuck was served in the National Guard for 21 years and attained the highest non-commissioned rank of Commander Sgt. He was formerly employed at Exide, CFS and Dave Anderson Fertilizer Company. He enjoyed fishing and mushroom hunting.

Survivors include his wife, Diane E. Zeider of Logansport; daughter, Bethany Zeider of Logansport; son, Eric Zeider of Kokomo; brother, Frank Zeider of Logansport; sisters, Chris Fields (Abby) of Logansport, and Sue Gunter (Ken) of Carroll County; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Swisher of Logansport; and sisters-in-law, Deitra Spencer of Royal Center, Elaine Swisher of Metea, and Deb Pittman (Rex) of Ocala, Fla.

He was also preceded in death by brothers, Dennis and Steven Zeider; sister, Debra Mills; father-in-law, Richard Swisher; and brothers-in-law, Joseph and John Swisher, and Terry Spencer.

There will be no visitation or services. Chuck’s wishes were to be cremated.

Please sign the online guestbook or leave condolence at www.ransfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Royal Center.

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