Elroy Zocher, 62, 1140 Lindbergh Ave., died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, while under the care of Hospice of Portage County.
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Jensen & Jinsky Funeral Home in Plover with the Revs. James Oliver and Al Moen officiating.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
A memorial has been established in his name.
Mr. Zocher was born Aug. 27, 1927, in Hamburg, Wis., a son of Grace (Steffen) Zocher, Wausau, and the late William Zocher.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree at Marquette University.
He served in the U.S. Air Force.
He was married to Belva Schmolze. That marriage ended in divorce.
He worked in private and public accounting since 1964.
He was a member of the Rotary Club, the Kiwanis Club, the Chamber of Commerce, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. He was a past president of the Wisconsin Development Corp. and an officer of the Central Wisconsin Are Community Theatre.
Survivors besides his mother include one son, Kent A. (Stacy), Ladysmith; one daughter, JoElla L. Zocher, Milwaukee; two brothers, LeRoy (Phyllis), Wausau, and Hilbert (Shirley), Athens; five sisters, Alvina (Roger) Braatz, New Berlin, Ruth Cota, Milwaukee, Lu (Myron) Krueger, Tomahawk, Deloris (Kenneth) Bloch, Hamburg, and Martha Zinkowich, Athens; his significant other, Joan, at home; and her children, Steven and Kevin, Stevens Point, Maureen, Madison, Kathryn, St. Louis, Mo., and Carole (Philip) Stout, Baton Rouge, La.
Besides his father, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank, Adolf and Marvin.