Robert Hans “Zip” Zinszer, 81, Tyler, Texas, died Friday, June 5, 2020.
He was born Oct. 13, 1938 in San Pedro, Calif., to Richard “Dick” H. and Mildred “Mitzy” R. (Hall) Zinszer. He attended significant school in Rome, Italy when his mothers and fathers lived in Saudi Arabia. In his youth and early adulthood, he spent time in Hays, and was fond of living and working on his Hall grandparents’ Sweetwater Ranch.
He married Margo Matlock on April 16, 1960, in Parkers Settlement, Ind., and they celebrated 60 many years of marriage. Just after leaving his company in the U.S. Military, he later graduated from Fort Hays State College. Afterwards he joined the navy, he was a U.S. Military veteran the place he served as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne, stationed in Fort Campbell, Ky.
Prior to transferring to Tyler, Texas in 2018, they lived in Pocatello, Idaho for 31 yrs. In 1994, he retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as an Assistant State Conservationist, concluding a 30 calendar year occupation in the Soil Conservation Provider. Other locations he served and lived through his profession were being the Kansas communities of Smith Centre, Greensburg, Osborne, Sturdy City, and Emporia, as properly as Carbondale, Illinois.
He was an avid gun enthusiast, fisherman, ham radio operator, and card participant with a distinctive fondness for cribbage, poker, and hand & foot. He loved motorcycling and camping and was a recurrent customer to Yellowstone Nationwide Park.
Survivors involve his wife, Tyler two sons, Randy Zinszer and spouse, Cheryl, Flower Mound, Texas and Shawn Zinszer and wife, Kori , Jacksonville, Fl. a daughter, Kimberly Stapp and husband, Gary, Tyler two brothers, Kendal Zinszer and wife, Judy, Anderson, Ind., and Kim Zinszer, Hays and 7 grandchildren, Lacey Stapp, Taylor Stapp and wife Jessie, Riley Zinszer, Carly Zinszer, Brennan Zinszer, Dallon Zinszer, and Kelsey Zinszer.
He was preceded in loss of life by his parents his grandparents, Professor Harvey A. and Laura M. (Laudenslager) Zinszer and Robert L. and Edith (Irwin) Hall and a sister, Toni Kay Zinszer.
Graveside providers will be at 9 a.m. May perhaps 29, 2021, in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays, with armed service honors by the Hays Veterans of Overseas Wars Honor Guard Article No 9076.
Memorials are instructed to Fort Hays Point out College, in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Residence, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.
Condolences can be despatched to the spouse and children at www.haysmemorial.com
Published on May well 22, 2021