Shay Pauly Zeller, 28, of Marion, died suddenly, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Des Moines. Funeral Mass was held Nov. 7 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marion. Private Family inurnment was at Springville Cemetery, Springville.
Survivors include his parents, Ted and Theresa of Solon; his siblings, Evan and Kate Zeller; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Shay was born on Jan. 14, 1985, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Ted and Theresa (Pauly) Zeller. He graduated from Xavier High School in 2003. While studying communications at the University of Iowa, Shay discovered his passion for cooking. He transferred to Kirkwood Community College for their culinary arts program.
Shay was the sous-chef at Bistro Montage in Des Moines. He worked at several fine dining restaurants in Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, Buffalo and Toronto, Canada.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family in Shay’s memory.
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