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Merle Robert Zinser

Merle Robert Zinser

Cynthia Alvarado,RN, Merle Zinser, and Denise Davis,RN

Merle Robert Zinser



Merle Robert Zinser passed away on July 16, at age 98. Raised and educated in Indiana, he and his late wife Fae raised their family in the Bay area and retired to Carmel, then Rossmoor in Walnut Creek, Calif.



Merle moved to Ashland's Mountain View Senior Living Community in 2003 and to Home of One Heart in Talent in 2008, adding new friends to old and enjoying the valley.



He loved family, music, study, travel, wilderness, economics, and technology. His career in fiscal management culimated in 24 years as CFO for Varian Associates. Merle and his family benefitted by the warm and expert attention of Ashland Community Hospital's Hospice Services. He is survived by his children Elisabeth (Don Mackin), Charles (Diana) and John, grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, in-laws.



Merle will join his wife Fae in the Pacific Ocean with family gathered. Memorial recognitions may be made to Hospice, C/O ACH Foundation, PO Box 98, Ashland, OR 97520.

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