Richard Allen Zittel, Sr.

richard zittel, sr.

October 5, 1928 ~ June 12, 2006

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Richard A. 'Dick' Zittel, Sr., 77, of Pueblo, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly on June 12, 2006. Survived by his wife, Mabel Zittel; sons, Richard (Susan ) Zittel of Phoenix, AZ and Steve (Terry) Zittel of Pueblo; grandchildren, Richelle Zittel, Richard Zittel III, Heather Brozek, Jennifer Fox-Nelson and Laura Fox; great-grandchildren, Kenneth Zittel and Kendrick Fox; sister, Helen Bergemann of Napa, Idaho; sisters-in-law, Alice (Charles) Samples of Bowie, TX and Ida Velarde of Littleton, CO; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dick was born October 5, 1928, in Pueblo, CO, to William and Susan Zittel. He was a member of Railroading Sams and attended the Sonrise Methodist Church. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A private family memorial service will be held. Those who desire may make memorials to the Rocky Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America through the funeral home. Online condolences,

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  1. Dick, Steve & Families,
    Our Deepest Sympathy goes out to you at this most difficult time.
    May you remember all the fun and great times you had with your Dad.
    If you need anything please let us know we are always here for you.

    Our Love, Earlene & Ron Root

  2. Our Dearest Mabel and family,

    You have been in our thoughts and prayers. We send you much love. Mike and me were so very lucky to be part of Dick’s life and we appreciate being part of your wonderful family.

    With our love always,
    Mike and Ranae Ketchen

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Zittel family during this difficult time. If there is anything your family needs please do not hesitate to call us.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time. I have a lot of good memories of the Zittels. This man must have been a saint to raise Dick and Steve without wanting to beat them daily. God bless all of you.

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