Timothy Scott Zanetell of Aurora, Colo., passed away in his home on Sept. 30, 2012, after his long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife, daughter, and numerous loved ones. Tim was born to parents, Betty Higdon Zanetell and Henry (Zeke) Zanetell on September 16, 1962, in Pueblo, Colo. He is survived by his loving wife, Debra K. Zanetell; loving daughter, Kerry A. Zanetell Walter; son-in-law, Josh Walter; grandson, Zachary S. Walter (Goose); brothers, Jerry Zanetell and Tom Zanetell. Tim retired from GE Johnson of Colorado Springs, Colo. in April 2011, after 25 years of dedicated service. Tim's loves in his life were his wife of 33 years, his loving daughter, and his very special grandson, Goose. In addition, Tim had a strong love for drag racing and the many dear friends and families associated with this wonderful sport. You also cannot forget the times going fishing, camping, or just watching the rain at Pueblo Reservoir with his family, and lastly the love and beauty of flowers in his gardens. Tim was a very special son, companion, father, Poppy, brother, and friend, who lit the room with his warm heart and will be greatly missed by all. Services, 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at East Alameda Church of Christ, 13605 E. Alameda Ave., Aurora, CO 80012, with interment to follow at Olinger Chapel Hills Mortuary & Cemetery, 6601 S. Colorado Blvd, Littleton, CO. Casual dress and jeans and t-shirts -- per Tim are acceptable! In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the Drag Racing Association of Women, 4 Hance Drive, Charleston, IL 61920 or www.drawfasthelp.org, in Tim's name. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Deb, I am SO sorry to hear of Tim’s passing. I am sending prayers for comfort to you and Kerry, and for all who knew and loved him. May God bless you now and always.
    Love and prayers,
    Roseanna

  2. This is to let you know you will be missed. We loved going and seeing Tim in his favorite chair. On one side would be his Grandson and on the other would be his Dog (Barney). We were so happy to have experienced such a beautiful time in his life. Know his enjoyment he had with (Goose).
    Debbie we know what a wounderful life the two of you had and will never forget.

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