Saturday, February 10th, 2018
David L. Zumberger, age 59, Yorkshire, passed away of natural causes following an extended battle with cancer on Thursday evening, February 8, 2018, at the Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio.
He was born October 7, 1958, in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Marlene (McEldowney) and Urban Zumberger of Versailles. On October 15, 1983, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, Dave married Janet (Albers) Zumberger who survives.
Also surviving are three children: Nicole & Nick Dirksen, Adam Zumberger and Ryan Zumberger all of Yorkshire as well as five grandchildren: Patrick, Lillian, Jack, Lauren and Claire Dirksen; six siblings: Donald & Renee Zumberger of Russia, Gary Zumberger and Larry Zumberger of Versailles, Deb & Dan Gaier of Piqua, Dee & Mike Adams of Russia and Denise & Dave Kremer of Russia; father & mother-in-law, Wilma (Holdheide) & Wilfred Albers of Celina and brothers & sisters-in-law: Jerry & Marge Albers of Celina, Rose Albers of Chickasaw, Elaine & Rick Ahrns of New Bremen, and Dale & Karen Albers of Celina.
A 1978 graduate of Versailles High School, Dave was employed at Whirlpool Corp. in Greenville. He had been employed previously for many years at Spring Creek Corp. in Sidney. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church and the St. Denis Knights of Columbus. Dave "Zoomy"" enjoyed camping and collecting small scale tractors. He also loved interacting with his grandchildren and helping with chores on the Dirksen dairy farm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at St. Denis Church in Versailles with Rev. James Simons celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Valbert Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday 3:00 to 8:00 PM and Tuesday 9:00 to 9:30 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Darke County or charity of choice.
Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.