Jacquetta "Jackie" Zemo

  • Born: March 12, 1930
  • Died: October 12, 2015
  • Location: Centerville, Iowa

Lange Funeral Home & Crematory LLC

1900 South 18th Street
Centerville, IA 52544

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Tel. (641) 856-2000

Tribute & Message From The Family


Jacquetta "Jackie" Ilene Zemo, age 85 of Centerville, passed away Monday October 12, 2015 at her home.

Jackie was born on March 12, 1930, in Pulaski, Iowa, the daughter of Isaac and Grace (Walter) Guinn. She graduated from Pulaski High School, in Pulaski, Iowa. Jackie was united in marriage to Rudolph (Rudy) Zemo in Unionville, Missouri. They recently celebrated 55 years of marriage. She worked for McGraw and Edison for many years.

Jackie loved to cook. If you were ever in her home, you never left hungry. She also enjoyed dancing. Her and Rudy would go to Club 34, The Eagles, both Centerville, and Ottumwa, Charlie's, and Rathbun Country Music Theater; just to name a few. She was also a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Centerville.

She is survived by her Husband, Rudy Zemo of Centerville; Children, Lee "Speedy"(Deb) of Moravia, Randy Smothers of Centerville, Mark (Thelma) Smothers of Centerville, , Brent Smothers of Indianola, and Mike Zemo of St. Charles; Nine grandchildren, , Heather Maletta of Moravia, Miranda Tucker of Ottumwa, Anthony Smothers of Glenwood, Cody Smothers of Centerville, Shawn Smothers of Pella, Zach Smothers of Los Angeles, Taylor Smothers of Carlisle, Tanner Smothers of Des Moines and Stacy Smothers Lawson of Centerville; Seven great-grandchildren, Mckinlee Maletta, Ty Tucker, Cambree Smothers, Finley Smothers, Kensley Smothers, Dalton Lawson, and Kenny Lawson; Three siblings, Bob Guinn of Wisconsin, Merlene Oge of Illinois, and Rex Guinn of Colorado.

Jackie was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac and Grace Guinn, a grandson Kenny;
siblings, Noel, Russell, Jake, Raymond, Ronald,Elton, Vera, Leva, Walter, Merlin, and Don.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Lange Funeral Home in Centerville with The Very Rev. Patrick Hilgendorf, V.F. officiating. Interment will follow in the Zoar Cemetery in Exline. A visitation will be held on Friday at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville from 12-8 PM, with the family greeting friends from 5-8 PM, Friday evening. A Rosary will be conducted at 7 PM on Friday. Memorials have been designated to the 18-80 Club and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be expressed online at www.langefh.com.