John Zoller, 66, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids following a brief illness. Funeral services were held Dec. 16 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello with pastor Paul Wood officiating. Interment was in the Bowens Prairie Cemetery rural Monticello. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at goettschonline.com. Surviving are son Michael (Jen) Zoller, Olin, and daughter Jennifer Zoller, North Liberty; grandchildren, Ethan and Audrey; a sister Sarah Zoller and a brother Geoffrey Zoller both of Cascade.
John Joseph Zoller was born March 13, 1947 at the John McDonald Hospital, Monticello. He was the son of Joseph and Yvonne Will Zoller. He graduated from the Monticello Community schools in 1965. John worked at K&P Chevrolet in Monticello before serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. Following his discharge, John drove a school bus for the Western Dubuque School System. He also worked for John Deere and Clemmons Oldsmobile in Dubuque. John worked at Schoon Motors in Monticello and Anamosa and at Kromminga Motors in Monticello. In recent years he worked as an owner operator, truck driver leased to JMS. John was a member of the Monticello Eagles Club.