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Eureka-Howard L. Zobrist, 85, of Eureka, IL passed away at 2:20p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2016 at his residence.

He was born on April 15, 1930 in Deer Creek, IL a son of Clarence and Clara Raeuber Zobrist. He married Phyllis J. Steffen on June 1, 1952 in Congerville, IL. She passed away on December 12, 2001. Later he married Helen Stetzler Hermann on September 17, 2003 in Morton. She survives.

Survivors also include three sons, Clarence (LuAnn) Zobrist; Dave (Ann) Zobrist both of Congerville; Phil (Kristel) Zobrist of Goodfield; three daughters, Judy Knapp of Goodfield; Joyce (Barry) Kloter of Congerville; Jenise (Mike) Wiegand of Deer Creek, IL; step-children, Dennis (Ginger) Hermann of Morton; Nancy (Mike) Hoffman of Roanoke; one brother, Ralph (Joyce) Zobrist of Congerville; two sisters, Betty Goetzinger of DeBary, FL; Carolyn (Jerry) Dean of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; 19 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; six step-grandchildren; four step great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Wayne Zobrist.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday April 14, 2016 at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church and also from 9-9:45 a.m. on Friday prior to the services at church. Burial will be in the Goodfield/Congerville Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home or Timber Ridge Home in Morton, IL. Online condolences may be sent to the family at