David Zeltinger

Dec. 19, 1957 – April 10, 2019

David Zeltinger, 61,

Glenburn, ND, died

Wednesday, April 10,

2019 in the Garrison Hos-


David was born De-

cember 19, 1957 in

Mohall, North Dakota the

son of John and Agnes

(Volk) Zeltinger. He was

raised and educated in

Glenburn and graduated

from Glenburn High

School in 1976. He

worked locally for Bob

Rumple at his repair shop,

and many years for West-

lie Truck Center. In the

mid-eighties he owned

and operated, with his

brother Tim, a Sinclair

station in Glenburn,

North Dakota. In the early

nineties, he moved his

family to Iowa and was

employed by Hunter En-

gineering, and later C.J.

Moyna and Sons Con-


He furthered his educa-

tion studying mechanical

engineering at Hawkeye

Community College in

Waterloo, IA and later at

the University of North-

ern Iowa in Cedar Falls,

IA. After his education he

was employed by A&M

Design working on many

projects for John Deere.

He returned home to

Glenburn, North Dakota

where he was contract

employed by several local


He was once married to

Karen Lirette. From this

union, four sons were


David enjoyed cooking,

fishing, and tinkering on

vehicles. He especially en-

joyed spending time with

friends and family. His

home was always open for

big Holiday meals, feeding

anyone in the area that

did not have a place to go.

His loving family in-

cludes, sons, Keenan

(Jackie) Zeltinger of New-

town, ND, Kaleb Zelt-

inger, Williston, Kody

Zeltinger, Williston and

Kasey (Karissa) Zeltinger,

Minot; 3 grandchildren to

include: Ali, Isla and Lay-

na; siblings, Rae Jeanne

Zeltinger, Kenmare, Don-

na (Eugene) Jimmerson,

Valdosta, Ga, Loretta Ben-

nett, Las Cruces, NM, Jan-

ice (Andy) Ash, Marion,

KS, Linda (Harley) Hagen,

Woodbury, MN, Nancy

(John) McQueen, Mill

Creek, WA and Tim (Don-

na) Zeltinger, Glenburn,

ND; a number of nieces,

nephews and cousins.

David was preceded in

death by his parents, step-

father, Roy Avery, broth-

er, Raymond and

nephews, James Wink and

Johnny Jimmerson, and

grandson Derrick Zelt-


Public Gathering: At

the request of family,

there will not be a view-

ing or formal service,

however family and

friends may gather on Sa-

turday, April 13, 2019

from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in

Thomas Family Funeral

Home, Minot. A service

will follow.

Those wishing to sign

the online memorial regis-

ter or share memories are

invited to use the expres-

sions of sympathy section

at (www.thomasfamily