Joseph R. Zeman

Died: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 09, 2018
Location: Kendall Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
Location: St. Kevin's Catholic Church

Memorial Service

12:00 PM Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
Location: St. Kevin's Catholic Church

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Joseph R. Zeman, age 65, of Boscobel,  passed away on Wednesday January 31, 2018 at his home in Boscobel.  He was born on May 23, 1952 in Black River Falls Wisconsin.  The son of Roger and Patricia (Bolger) Zeman.  He married Nancy Walsh on October 9, 2004 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua Iowa. He was a Navy Veteran. Joe was a gentle, kind, caring man.  He was a wonderful listener with a delightful sense of humor, always putting others first.  He loved caring for his lawn, washing and detailing his vehicles, feeding and watching the birds, seeing his Grandchildren and watching the Brewer's from the screen porch on warm summer evenings with his wife.   He is survived by his wife Nancy Zeman of Boscobel.  Three sons Shane (Kari) Zeman of Melrose, Travis (Amanda) Zeman of Mindoro, Trevor Zeman of Mindoro. Two step children; Sarah Walsh of Boscobel, Joseph (Bailey) Edge of Boscobel.  His mother Patricia Zeman of Onalaska. 11 Grandchildren, Reese, Ty, Kennedy, Cooper, Cade, Landon Zeman, Daekwon,  Kaiya  Walsh.  Sylus, Harper, Hadley, Edge.   1 brother Kevin (Lois) Zeman of Holmen. 1 sister Sandy Gerdes of Holmen. He is further survived by his Mother in Law Patricia Clark, Sisters in law Jeri Walsh, Jane (Brian) Miller,  Amy Clark, and Jennifer Zeisig.  Brother in law Greg Walsh, and many nieces and nephews, Aunts, Uncles, cousins and dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Roger Zeman, infant sister Susan Zeman. 2 brother in laws: Kenneth Gerdes and Thomas Walsh, his  father in law Avery Clark.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday February 9, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel. A memorial service will be held on Saturday February 10, 2018 at 12;00 P.M. at St. Kevin's Catholic Church in Melrose Wisconsin, with a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Military honors will be accorded by the Neil S. Lewison American Legion Post #439 of  Melrose . The Kendall Funeral Service in Boscobel is assisting the family. Online condolences can be sent to

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Jane Kintz
   Posted Fri February 02, 2018
Oh, Nancy, I am so, so sorry to hear of your husband's death. Please take care. <3

Ben & Terri Boardman
   Posted Fri February 02, 2018
Dear Aunt Patty, Shane, Travis, Trevor and Nancy,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are. So sad to hear of Joe’s passing.

Janet Lathrop
   Posted Fri February 02, 2018
Oh Nancy I am so sorry to hear about Joe. My heart is with you hugs

Kaye Shannon
   Posted Fri February 02, 2018
Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about Joe. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jeff and Karen Swenson
   Posted Sat February 03, 2018
Nancy so sorry to hear about Joe always enjoyed his sense of humor. If we can help with anything please let us know. Hugs to you.

David Hinrichs
   Posted Sat February 03, 2018
Nancy I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. My wife and I will hold you in our prayers. Please know I'm always available to lend an ear if need be.

Nyla Musser
   Posted Sat February 03, 2018
To Joe's family. So sorry to learn of Joe's passing. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Bless by Joe's memory. Nyla Musser

Sharon Terrell
   Posted Sat February 03, 2018
Nancy, I was so sorry to hear about Joe's passing.If I can ever do anything for you let me know.Joe was a great guy and he will be sorely missed.

Janice (Clark) Farish
   Posted Tue February 06, 2018
Dear Nancy, Aunt Pat, Sandy and Kevin and families,

We have lost a kind, sweet, gentle man.....his memory will last forever.
May God welcome Joe with open arms and comfort you,

My love, Janice (Clark) Farish

Kay Simonson (Clark)
   Posted Tue February 06, 2018
My sincere sympathy to the family.
My memories of the Zeman kids were always meeting at George and Mabel’s Farm.
Also memories at the Vivian Clark Farm.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Mark & Kay Simonson

sharon Terrell
   Posted Thu February 08, 2018

GARDEN PATH was sent by Jim and Sharon Terrell.

gregory walsh
   Posted Fri February 09, 2018
joe .the last time I saw you was at the twins an brewers game in the twin cities,what a good time with you an can be unpredictable you were so good for an too nancy we are all going to miss you.your brother out law greg

Debra Hanson
   Posted Sun March 11, 2018
I just received your thank you card in the mail. So sorry to hear about your loss.

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